Our party of five adults (each with a carry on sized suitcase) will be arriving at Heathrow Terminal 3 on Saturday morning. What is the most efficient way for us to get to the Luna Simone Hotel, which is located between the Victoria and Pimlico tube stations? I'm wondering if a cab or Uber might be more straightforward than public transportation even if it costs slightly more. But I'm not sure if cabs (or Uber) for five people plus luggage are even available at the airport. We're all fine with taking public transpo too but I'm wondering if other options make more sense. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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No personal experience, but have seen positive comments on the forum about it. I am caffeine deprived at the moment and cannot recall the couple other providers that are often mentioned. Hopefully someone will.
You may want to look at www.justairports.com. Tell them how many people and how much luggage. They have vans for such groups.
You could consider the National Express Coach in to Victoria Coach Station. From there it's about 1/2 mile to the Luna Simone so if that is too far to walk there is a taxi rank in a small street on sort of the East side of the building. The ride in from Heathrow takes about 55 minutes. No need to buy a ticket ahead of time. You just buy one at the counter and the staff tell you which stall to go to outside. When the bus arrives, the driver puts your case under the bus and on you go.
I take this service when I arrive at Heathrow as my hotel is literally right around the corner from the coach station.
Thank you everyone for these terrific suggestions!
This government travel site can be useful throughout your London stay. Plug in your beginning and destination addresses and it will plan your route, offer alternative and can judge costs. Google Maps offers a similiar service if you want comparisons, although it has less fare information.
Thank you again everyone. We took the National Express bus and it worked out perfectly. Just a half mile or less walk from Victoria Station to the Luna Simone hotel, which was absolutely lovely.
AB! I’m so happy the National Express coach worked for you. It’s been my “go-to” for getting to that area since another forum member clued me in to it.