London – Practical Information

Classes start: 8:30

Classes end: 18:00

If you book more than one subject, we may rearrange the order of your subjects to keep class sizes as small as possible and to place you in a group suiting your academic requirements.

You need to arrange your own transport to and from London, the course location and your accommodation.

The closest tube stations to the course centre, International Community School of London, are Paddington Station and Marylebone Station, which an be accessed by five different lines on the underground or by multiple bus routes. The walk from both stations to the course center should take less than ten minutes. The address is 21 Star Street, W2 1QB, London.

To access a route planner and underground map for London to help you plan your journey, click here.

You need to arrange your own transport to and from London, the course location and your accommodation.

If you are arriving at Heathrow Airport, the Heathrow Express will take you directly to Paddington Station in 15 minutes. Paddington Station is only a short walk away from the course center ICS on 21 Star Street, W2 1QB, London.

If you are arriving at Gatwick Airport, the Gatwick Express will take you to London Victoria Station in 30 minutes. London Victoria is well linked with the underground; you can make your way to Marylebone via the Victora and Bakerloo lines, and straight to Paddington via the Circle line.

If you are arriving at Stansted Airport, the Stansted Express will take you to London Liverpool Street Station in 50 minutes. London Liverpool Street is well linked with the underground for both Marylebone and Paddington station.

If you are arriving at Luton Airport, a short bus will take you to Luton Parkway Station from directly outside the airport. A train will then take you to Kings Cross St Pancras, which is well linked on the underground for both Marylebone and Paddington station. The journey from Luton airport to St Pancras station takes around 40 minutes.

If you are arriving at London City airport, the DLR underground line leaves directly from the airport and will take you to Bank Station, well connected by underground for both Marylebone and Paddington station.

You will need to arrive in London the day before your course starts, or by 8:00 on the first day of your course.
You will be able to leave after your last class finishes at 17:30 on your last day. Please plan your travel accordingly.

Make sure that you have valid travel and health insurance and that you bring the details of your policy to our courses. We recommend all EU citizens to take their European Health Insurance Card.
If you are coming from outside the EU, read more about visa requirements in our FAQ section.

For more practical information visit our FAQ section or contact us directly with your questions. We are always happy to help.

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