By rail and tube
London Underground (the tube) connects Heathrow directly with central London. This is the cheapest and most convenient way to travel as long as you don't have too much luggage.
For Anson Road, take the Piccadilly line to either Leicester Square or Kings Cross and change to the Northern line, northbound direction Mill Hill East or High Barnet. You should get off at Tufnell Park (approx 0.4 miles from the residence). The trip will take you approximately one hour and 40 minutes.
A possibly faster but certainly more expensive option is the Heathrow Express. This runs every 15 minutes to and from Paddington Station in central London. The journey takes about 15 minutes. From Paddington take the Tube, either Circle or Hammersmith and City line to King's Cross and then change for the Northern line to Tufnell Park (from Paddington to Tufnel Park will take approximately 20 minutes) or hop in a black cab (taxi).
National Express run bus services between the terminals and central London. Most go to Victoria from where you can catch the Piccadilly line to King's Cross and then change for the Northern line to Tufnell Park (approx 0.4 miles from the residence). The trip to Victoria can take up to 1 hour 15 minutes and the another 30 minutes by tube.
If you have a lot of luggage, it is probably easier to take a taxi from Paddington or King's Cross, as it will be more difficult to find a taxi available at Tufnell Park.
We'd recommend First Capital Connect which runs train services to Bedford via Kings Cross or Southern Trains that stop at King's Cross as well. From King's Cross you can take the tube - Northern line - to Tufnell Park. Otherwise, you could use the Gatwick Express which runs trains every 15 minutes to Victoria. The journey takes about 30 minutes. All trains come into the South Terminal, but there is a free inter-terminal transit train every three minutes (the journey time two minutes).
Gatwick Airport is well connected by National Express coach services to the rest of the UK. The Airbus A5 runs to Victoria from the South Terminal.
Use the Tube, Piccadilly line to King's Cross station and change for the Northern line to Tufnell Park.
London Underground, Circle line or Hammersmith and City line to King's Cross. Change there for the Northern line to Tufnell Park.
Take the Jubilee line to London Bridge and change here for the Northern line to Tufnell Park.
From King's Cross
You can take the Northern line to Tufnell Park(approx 0.4 miles from the residence.
From Liverpool Street
You can take the Tube, either Circle or Metropolitan and City or lines to King's Cross. Change there to the Northern line to Tufnell Park
If you've too much luggage to carry easily on and off trains or buses then you might consider a taxi from wherever you are. We recommend using a black cab. For Anson Road ask for '83 Anson Road, at Tufnell Park'.
We recommend using a route planner such as AA route planner, the RAC route planner, Green Flag route planner or any other.
Enter the post code 'N7 0AS' as your destination. Directions should be pretty straight forward with this information.
Anson and Carleton Road flats are two buildings on the junction of Anson Road and Carleton Road.
Estimate time of 20 to 25 minutes. For alternative routes and free London Cycle Guides, please visit the Transport for London| website.Cycling is a great way of moving around in London and a unique option to know the best of the city. However traffic is heavy in some areas and cyclist frequently share the road with cars and buses. Also, please check for legal requirements and general advice at the Government of London |website before you start riding in the city.
To the School
Ride your bicycle down Anson Road in the direction of Tufnell Park tube station for 125m. Turn left into Dalmeny Road for 300m. Turn right into the cycling path and right for 170m. Turn Left into Hilldrop Road and immediately right for approximately 1.3 km. York Way has some parts where you will share the road with busy traffic, so be careful.
At the second turn after Copenhagen Street, turn right down to the canal for approx 300m until it goes underground. From here turn right into Muriel Street, cross over Wynford Road and continue straight into Rodney Street. After passing a School and a garden on your left, you need to cross over Pentonville Road to continue straight onto Penton Rise and King's Cross Road until you find the Holiday Inn Hotel on your left hand side. Turn right into Calthorpe Street and after approx 130m, turn left into Phoenix Place. At the end of Elm Street turn left into Gray's Inn Road, and watch out for heavy traffic on this road!
After approximately 150m, turn right into Theobald's Road and after you have passed Gray's Inn Gardens, take the third street on your left into Red Lion Street. At the end of this street, turn left into High Holborn and immediately right into the small passage that leads to Lincoln's Inn Fields. Ride with the garden on your right and turn left into Portsmouth Street at the end of the garden and immediately turn right into Portugal Street. You have arrived at LSE.
From the School
The journey takes 45 minutes approximately.
Walk to Aldwych and take bus 91 towards Crouch End Broadway from the bus stop in front of the Aldwych Theatre (F). Get off the bus on Parkhurst Road, just before Chambers Road. Walk left into Chambers Road, and continue into Cardwell Road on your left. At the end of this Road, turn right into Crayford Road that ends at Carleton Road. Turn left into Carleton Road. The flats are two different blocks situated at the corner of Anson (83) and Carleton (76) Roads.
To the School
Walk down Carleton Road towards Holloway Road. Turn right into Crayford Road and after approximately 100m turn left into Cardwell Road and then right into Chambers Road. Cross Parkhust Road and turn immediately right into William Street. Turn left into Camden Road and at the corner turn right into Caledonian Road. Take the bus number 91 towards Aldwych in the first bus stop you find at Caledonian Road. The bus will take you directly to Aldwych.
Traffic can be heavy at some points in the morning, so allow plenty of time for the trip.