Accommodation & Travel

Accommodation

Travelodge Farringdon Hotel ***
10 – 42 Kings Cross Road WC1X 9LN
Nearest tube: Farringdon / Barbican

Travelodge London City Hotel ***
7-12 City Road EC2Y 1AE
Nearest tube: Moorgate / Old Street

Thistle City Barbican ***
Central St, Clerkenwell EC1V 8DS
Nearest tube: Barbican

The Imperial Hotel ***
61 – 66 Russell Square WC1B 5BB
Nearest tube: Russell Square

Premier Inn ***
26-30 York Way N1 9AA
Nearest tube: King’s Cross

Citadines Barbican ****
21 Goswell Rd EC1M 7AH
Nearest tube: Barbican

South Place Hotel ****
3 South Place EC2M 2AF
Nearest tube: Moorgate / Liverpool Street

196 Bishopsgate ****
196 Bishopsgate EC2M 4NR
Nearest tube: Liverpool Street

Novotel London Tower Bridge ****
10 Pepys Street EC3N 2NU
Nearest tube: Tower Hill

Strand Palace Hotel ****
372 Strand WC2R 0JJ
Nearest tube: Temple / Embankment

Mercure London Bloomsbury ****
130-134 Southampton Row WC1B 5AF
Nearest tube: Russell Square

Holiday Inn Bloomsbury ****
Coram Street WC1N 1HT
Nearest tube: Russell Square

The Grange Rochester Hotel ****
69 Vincent Square SW1P 2P1
Nearest tube: Victoria

The Copthorne Tara ****
Scarsdale Place W8 5SR
Nearest tube: Highstreet Kensington

Thistle Bloomsbury ****
Bloomsbury Way WC1A 2SD
Nearest tube: Holborn

Hotel Russell ****
1-8 Russell Square WC1B 5BE
Nearest tube: Russell Square

Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes ****
108 Baker Street W1U 6LJ
Nearest tube: Baker Street

Apex City of London Hotel *****
1 Seething Lane EC3N 4AX
Nearest tube: Aldgate / Monument

The Grange Holborn Hotel *****
50 – 60 Southampton Row WC1B 4AR
Nearest tube: Holborn

Andaz Liverpool Street *****
40 Liverpool Street EC2M 7QN
Nearest tube: Liverpool Street

Travelling to Guildhall School of Music & Drama

The closest underground station to the Guildhall School is Moorgate which is on the Northern Line of the underground, bank branch. Underground, bus and train maps and information are all available free at most tube and underground stations.

At Moorgate station, get out at any exit and follow signs for the Guildhall School of Music & Drama (The School is a 5 minute walk from the station).

Please see:

http://www.gsmd.ac.uk/about_the_school/contact_us/our_location/

http://www.gsmd.ac.uk/about_the_school/about_us/visiting_us/

From Heathrow Airport:

By underground to Central London
Heathrow has three underground stations on the Piccadilly Line (dark blue): one for terminal 1,2, & 3, and one each for terminal 4 and 5. Follow the signs for the underground or ask for directions at any information desk. Single fares to central London cost £4.00. The journey time to London via the underground is approximately 50- 60 minutes. To get to the Guildhall School, take the Piccadilly line (dark blue line) eastbound and get off at Kings Cross. Make your way to the Northern Line (black) southbound Bank branch and go to Moorgate.

By Train – Heathrow Express
The train runs from all Heathrow terminals to Paddington station every 15 minutes. The journey time is 15 minutes to Paddington. Tickets cost approximately £15 – £16 at the station (or £17.50 if bought on the train). Trains depart every 15 minutes. To get to the Guildhall School, take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station and use the underground – take the Hammersmith and City line (pink) eastbound to Moorgate.

From Gatwick Airport:

By Train- Gatwick Express
This is the quickest option. Tickets cost approximately £17 and the journey time to Victoria is approximately 30 minutes. At Victoria, go to the underground station and make your way to the Victoria line (pale blue) Northbound and go to Kings Cross. At Kings Cross, make your way to the Northern Line (black) southbound Bank branch and go to Moorgate.

First Capital Connect to London Bridge and Kings Cross
The journey time approximately 30-40 minutes, and trains run every 15 minutes during the day, and every 30 minutes at night. At London Bridge, go to the underground station and make your way to the Northern line (black) northbound and go to Moorgate. If you are travelling to Kings Cross station, go to the underground station and make your way to the Northern line (black) southbound Bank branch and go to Moorgate.

From Stansted Airport:

By Train- Stansted Express
The journey time to London Liverpool Street Station is approximately 45 minutes. At London Liverpool Street Station, exit the station. From here, it is a 10 minute walk to the School.

From Luton Airport:

By Train- First Capital Connect
Trains travel via London St. Pancras International to Farringdon (this is approximately a 45 minute journey). If you get off at Farringdon station, it is a 15-20 minute walk to the School.

By Road

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama falls within the congestion charge zone, 7am-6pm Monday-Friday.

By Bus

Bus numbers 4, 43, 55, 76, 100 and 153 stop nearby.
Further information is available on the Transport for London website: http://www.tfl.gov.uk

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