Dec 29th, 2011, 06:36 PM
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I need help once again and since you all were such a help the last time I asked a ?? here goes. I would like to fly from Barcelona to London CHEAPLY. I know Easy jet flies BUT what I need to know is what airport is the closest to go to London for 2-3 days to sightsee Big Ben , Buckingham palace etc. Easy jet ODES NOT fly into London Heathrow. which I believe is closest airport. Please Help and once I arrive at airport which is best way to get to center of London?? I will get a hotel near there. Any Ideas of a reasonable CLEAN one?? Thanks soooo muc
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Dec 29th, 2011, 08:05 PM
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Either Heathrow or Gatwick would do.Tube from H, train from G.
Not sure I understand the question..if you are using Easyjet how can you choose your airport?
with such a short stay why not stay central instead of commuting in every day.
cheap hotels..Priceline
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Dec 29th, 2011, 08:37 PM
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Thanks Michel Easy Jet does fly from Barcelona to Gatwick. I will then take train to center of London and get a hotel there. I have NEVER used priceline but will give ti a try . I usually use Orbitz. Thanks so much for your help. Any other info would be greatly appreciated.
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Dec 29th, 2011, 08:47 PM
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Try an apartment if you want to keep your costs down? You can then eat in, save on breakfasts etc. There are heaps around the Canary Wharf area and if you get a studio it is much nicer than a hotel room I think. Depends on what you want. Just use the Gatwick Express into Victoria. There is also a great b'n'b near there that is about UKL100 per night including an awesome breakfast, and it is very, very popular and local to everything, plus near the station so close to the tube.
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Dec 30th, 2011, 12:35 AM
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Easyjet flys to Luton which is around 30mins by train from central London - probably quicker than Gatwick if you ignore the Express option(I think there is also and Easybus). Reasonable, comfortable cheap hotel chains include Travelodge and Premier Inns but do check locations and book as far in advance as possible for cheaper rates,
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Dec 30th, 2011, 05:28 PM
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EasyJet flies from Barcelona to both Luton and Gatwick, with more than twice as many flights on the Gatwick route.
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Dec 30th, 2011, 05:31 PM
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If the fares are similar, Gatwick is better than Luton
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