Travel to Arsenal & Emirates Stadium
Getting there and away
London is an international transportation hub. Flights from all parts of the globe arrive and depart daily from the city’s four airports. Airplane ticket prices rise during the summer tourist season. The cheapest time to fly to London is during early fall and early spring. In other words, the perfect time to fly to London is when Arsenal is playing.
Heathrow Airport (airport code LHR) – Located approximately 30 km from Emirates Stadium, Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It is a hub for British Airways, Virgin Airways, and bmi, and it services flights from the United States on British Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways. Trains and buses run frequently from the center of London to Heathrow.
Gatwick Airport (airport code LGW) – Located approximately 50 km from Emirates Stadium, Gatwick is London’s second biggest airport. It is serviced by more U.S. airline carriers than Heathrow. It is also a hub for British Airways and Virgin Airways.
Standsted Airport (airport code STN) – Situated 54 km from Emirates Stadium, Standsted is where you will arrive if you fly on one of Europe’s discount airlines like Ryanair and easyJet. It services airlines from throughout Europe.
Luton Airport (airport code LTN) – Luton is located 47 km from Emirates Stadium. It is another arrival and jumping off point for low-cost flights to Europe and throughout the UK.
The only high speed international train service between mainland Europe and London is Eurostar. These trains all terminate at Waterloo station in central London. From there it is an easy Tube (Subway) ride to Emirates Stadium. Tube stops that are near Emirates Stadium include: Arsenal Station (Picadilly Line), Finsbury Park (Victoria & Picadilly lines) or Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line, North London Line and Great Northern Line).
If you are arriving in London from other parts of the UK on BritRail, King’s Cross, Victoria, Paddington and Euston stations are just a few of the main terminals for train travel, and all connect to the Tube.