New Academic building (NAB)
The London School of Economics and Political Science
Sheikh Zayed Theatre
54 Lincoln’s Inn Fields,
London WC2A 3LJ
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“NAB” is where you are trying to get to. See key to the map for additional information.
Most major airlines have direct flights to London Heathrow.
Transportation To The LSE
The nearest underground stations to LSE are Holborn (Central and Piccadilly line) and Temple (Circle and District line). Holborn and Temple are approximately 5 and 10 minutes from the NAB, respectively.
Heathrow Airport to LSE
The fastest and cheapest option is to take the Piccadilly line straight from Heathrow Airport to Holborn (LSE). Ticket prices are available here – https://tfl.gov.uk/fares-and-payments/ . Tickets can be purchased at tfl counters or ticket machines at the airport.
Gatwick Airport to LSE
The Gatwick Express train offers high-speed travel between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria station, with a journey time of about 45-50 minutes. Check online for ticket prices.
At Victoria station, buy a Zone 1 single ticket or use an Oyster card for underground travel. Take the Circle or District line which is 4 stops to Temple for LSE.
King’s Cross St. Pancras International
If you are travelling by Eurostar, you will arrive at St. Pancras International station. From St. Pancras International it is a short walk (follow the signs) to King’s Cross and St. Pancras underground station, where you will need to buy a Zone 1 single ticket or use an Oyster card for underground travel. Take the Piccadilly line. King’s Cross station is 2 stops to Holborn for LSE.
** Disabled persons should please refer to https://www.gov.uk/transport-disabled as a guide for information and services **
Uber is a simple, cheap and reliable way to get around London.
London black cabs are also reliable but are more expensive.
Taxis that are not black cabs are called mini-cabs and may be less expensive. Mini-cabs should only be booked in advance through a licensed taxi company. Details on how to find a licensed minicab can be found by visiting TfLs Cabwise.
LSE is within London’s congestion charging zone so you will need to pay to drive in central London.
See Westminster Council parking for up-to-date information on parking near LSE.
Disabled parking bays near LSE – The ‘Blue Badge’ scheme is the main scheme in Britain which provides special parking rights for vehicles carrying drivers or passengers with disabilities.
Transport links within London a travel planner: http://www.tfl.gov.uk
Train times and prices: http://www.nationalrail.com
Travelling to LSE: http://www.lse.ac.uk/lse-information/travelling-to-lse
Finding your way around LSE: http://www.lse.ac.uk/lse-information/Campus-Map