University of Buckingham Nearest Airport

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University of Buckingham Nearest Airport

University of Buckingham Nearest Airport

International Travel

Whether you are going home, or just need a holiday, there are many options to consider for international travel. The closest international airports to Buckingham are London Luton, London Heathrow and Birmingham International. If you are travelling by ferry, you will need to travel to the coast, normally to Dover, Portsmouth or Southampton (for travel to mainland Europe).

Travel Agents

Thomson Travel Shop, 11 Cornwalls Centre, BuckinghamTel: +44 (0)845 0713388

Web guides

P & O FerriesCrossings to Europe
Brittany FerriesCrossings to France and Spain
AFerryCompare and book from a huge choice of ferry routes
Ferrybooker.comBook ferries and other European travel online
EurostarThe high speed passenger train linking London, Paris and Brussels
EasyjetBudget airline
UK Airport GuideInformation about all UK airports
fromAtoBJourney planner finding the cheapest and fastest route to a destination by comparing all methods of transport
Lots more travel informationFrom Yahoo.co.uk

Joining Instructions: Transport and Arrival

Students arriving by their own transport

Registration is at our Chandos Road Building: see campus map.

Students arriving by air/train

Additional information can be found via National Rail Enquiries.

Students arriving at London Heathrow – travel by train

  • Make your way to Euston Railway Station for a train to Milton Keynes, the nearest railway station to the University. The journey takes about fifty minutes. London Transport underground trains leave from Heathrow Airport every 9 minutes on the Piccadilly Line [maps of the underground system are displayed prominently at the station], changing at Green Park onto the Victoria Line to Euston. At Euston follow the signs for Euston Railway Station. Take a ‘London Midland’ or ‘Virgin’ train to Milton Keynes.

Students arriving at London Gatwick – travel by train

  • Make your way to Euston Railway Station for a train to Milton Keynes, the nearest train station to the University. You will need to make your way from Gatwick to London Victoria by train. Trains leave from Gatwick approximately every 30 minutes. From London Victoria take the London Transport Underground train to Euston via the Victoria Line. At Euston, follow the signs for Euston Railway Station. Take a ‘London Midland’ or ‘Virgin’ train to Milton Keynes.
  • Taxis from Milton Keynes to Buckingham cost between £15 to £25 or the X5 Bus service runs every 30 minutes (see below).

Students arriving at London Heathrow or Gatwick – travel by coach

  • National Express Coaches [Telephone No: +44 (0)8717 818181; website] operate a regular service from London Heathrow (fare approx £24) and London Gatwick (fare approx £29) to Oxford.

Students travelling from Oxford to Buckingham