By rail and tube
London Underground (the Tube) connects Heathrow directly with central London. This is the cheapest convenient way to travel as long as you don't have too much luggage.
For High Holborn, take the Piccadilly line directly to Holborn.
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, Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus and change to Central line for Holborn.
National Express run bus services between the terminals and central London. Most go to Victoria. Unless you arrive after the last tube we wouldn't recommend this service for High Holborn.
First Capital Connect runs train services to Bedford via London, which stop at King's Cross/St Pancras. From here, take the Piccadilly line southbound to Holborn. Alternatively, the Gatwick Express runs 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 3 minutes (journey time 2 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, Victoria line to Green Park station and then north on the Piccadilly line to Holborn.
London Underground, Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus and then east on the Central line to Holborn.
Take the Northern line, northbound to Tottenham Court Road and then the Central Line east to Holborn.
From Kings Cross or Euston
Take the Piccadilly Line southbound to Holborn.
From Liverpool Street
Take the Tube, Central line to Holborn.
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 Holborn ask for 'High Holborn, between the Oasis Sport Centre and the Travelodge at the top of Drury Lane'.
We recommend using a route planner such as AA route planner, RAC route planner, Green Flag route planner or any other.
Enter WC1V 7AA as your destination. Then...
Entering High Holborn from the south, via Kingsway
At the top of Kingsway (A4200), you will turn left into High Holborn, opposite Holborn tube station.
The residence is on this road (so keep left) just past the third road (Drury Lane) on the right.
The entrance is next to Evans Cycles. You can pull up in front of the building to unload.
Entering High Holborn from the north or east, via Southampton Row, Theobalds Road or Holborn Circus
You will pass Holborn tube on you left hand side. Crossing Kingsway, continue along High Holborn, keeping left.
The residence is on this road, just past the third road (Drury Lane) on the right.
the entrance is next to Evans Cycles. You can pull up in front of the building to unload.
Estimate time is less than 10 minutes.
To the School
Leave reception and turn right on to High Holborn.
Turn right on to Drury Lane and follow this road down to the Aldwych (at the end) crossing where convenient.
At the bottom, turn left on to the Aldwych and cross Kingsway directly ahead of you.
Continue round the Aldwych taking the next left into Houghton Street and the School.
Leave Houghton Street past the Nat West Bank, turning right into the Aldwych.
Cross Kingsway at the crossing directly ahead of you and continue around the Aldwych, taking the next right into Drury Lane.
Continue up Drury Lane, crossing where convenient, turning left on to High Holborn at the top just past the Travelodge.
High Holborn residence is the first building on the left with the entrance just before Evans Cycles.
For an interactive map, please visit this map of the local area.