How to Get There
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Air Travel to London
If you are arriving by air, you’ll most likely be flying into Gatwick Airport (44 minutes to QEII) Heathrow Airport (47 minutes to QEII), London City (26 minutes to QEII), Stansted (1h 5 minutes to QEII) or Luton (47 minutes to QEII).
Transport from Airports
There are several options to travel between London airports and central London, including taxi, car rentals, train lines, London underground, National Express coach and more.
London’s main rail stations are Charing Cross, Euston, Kings Cross, St Pancras International, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Moorgate, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo.
The nearest stations to Southbank Centre are Charing Cross (12 minutes’ walk to QEII), Victoria (14 minutes’ walk to QEII) and Waterloo (18 minutes’ walk to QEII) Find train routes here.
A travelcard is a ticket that give you the freedom to travel as much as you like on bus, tube, tram, DLR, London Overground. TFL rail and national rail services in London.
For the tube, DLR, London Overground and TFL rail you can buy travelcards for travel across Zones 1 – 6. The average price for a day anytime travelcard is £11.70.
River Bus services run from early morning until late evening. For Westminster Pier take the Circular Cruise Westminster or City Cruise River Bus. River Buses are operated by Thames Clippers and accept Oyster cards.