December is one of the coldest months of the year in London and the temperature approximately falls between 20c to 90c. The sunshine time would be very less in half of the month and you can expect rain at least 10 to 15 days in a month.
December is a special month in London and the Christmas celebrations are done in an energetic manner throughout the city. This is one of the best times to visit the city and to join the celebrations and fun if you can tolerate the weather.
If you are planning to be in London in December, make sure you extend your trip for a month or more to visit attractions, exhibitions, do shopping and much more. A majority of the attractions, places and other exhibitions are closed on 25th December (Christmas Day) and on 26th December (Boxing Day). There is no public transport service on the day of Christmas and reduced services are available on the Boxing Day. The roads are busy a week before the Christmas day of every year and it is advisable not to plan for shopping at the last moment, especially if you are new to the capital.
London is the most popular tourist destination in the United Kingdom and a high number of tourists turn up in the city all round the year. Christmas is celebrated in a grand manner throughout the city and it’s the best time to visit London. Most of the international passengers fly to Heathrow from around the world to visit the City of London. It is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the passenger traffic will be higher during the Christmas season.
Passengers can book their flight tickets well in advance to save money and is also difficult to make bookings at the last moment during festive seasons. It is best to make prior arrangements including place of stay, how to travel within the city and tickets for events, attractions before you travel.
London Heathrow is a major international airport and is located in the London Borough of Hillingdon. It is the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic and is also the third busiest in the world. Heathrow Airport is 14 miles west of Central London and has five terminals.
All the terminals are completely facilitated with lounges, a wide range of shops, restaurants, business meeting rooms, play areas for kids, bars, pubs, baby changing areas and lots more. A huge number of people pass by these terminals every day and a majority of them travel by taxis to and from London Heathrow for a relaxed journey.
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Gatwick Airport is also known as London Gatwick and is the second busiest airport in the United Kingdom. Gatwick airport has two terminals and has a wide range of facilities including lounges, shops, restaurants, baby changing areas and lots more. It is located in West Sussex and has the world’s best single-use runway. London Gatwick is 47.5km south of Central London and around 46 kilometres from Liverpool Street station.
Liverpool Street station is also known as London Liverpool Street and is the third busiest station in London with a high number of passengers’ entries and exits. It is a central London railway terminus and the Underground Station. It has three main exits and serves as a terminus for the West Anglia Mainline to Cambridge and the Great Eastern Mainline to Norwich. You can travel from London Gatwick to Liverpool Street Station by buses, trains, underground and also by taxis.
Gatwick International Airport is one of the most important and busiest airports in London. It is located in West Sussex and is about 28 miles from Central London. It is the second largest and busiest airport is London. It serves about 30 million passengers every year. The airport is home to 2 terminals, the North and South. Both terminals are well equipped with all basic facilities such as restrooms, parent rooms, currency kiosks, restaurants and duty free shops. It is the proud owner of the world’s busiest single use runway.
Birmingham is the UK’s second most populous city. The city is a major commercial centre with a well developed economy. It is home to several delightful and authentic museums, absolutely amazing amusement options and sports centres. The city is considered by most Londoners as a perfect weekend getaway. For tourists interested in exploring world class art galleries or for those craving a gastronomic indulgence at Cadbury World, Birmingham is the place to be. Some of the most famous UK attractions in the city are the Thinktank Science Museum, National Sea Life Centre, Warwick Castle, National Paintballing Fields, and the Winterhouse Garden. Excellent shopping spots and theatres and exuberant nightlife options add more charm to the city.
Gatwick Airport is located in West Sussex and is 29.5 miles south of Central London. You can reach Gatwick airport by buses, trains, underground, coaches and also by Gatwick airport taxis. Here is some information on how to reach London Gatwick.
From Central London to Gatwick:
There is a direct coach service from London Victoria to Gatwick airport with a journey time of around 2 hours. From Earls Court or West Brompton you can travel via easyBus service to reach any of the two terminals at Gatwick in around 1 hour. There are some restrictions and regulations for carrying luggage in coaches, so it’s best to look into this before you book. You can also travel by taxi from anywhere in and around London and from other major airports to reach London Gatwick comfortably and peacefully.
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