Travel in and around London

London is well-served by transport links, both for travelling to and from London from the UK, Europe and the wider world, and for getting around the city.

IET is located close to the River Thames just below the Covent Garden district at the very centre of London. There are easy connections to IET from London’s global hub airports at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted and you will find that London’s extensive public transport system is convenient and easy to use.

These instructions will get you to IET, if you have any further queries please call Transport for London on 020 7222 1234 or check out their excellent Journey Planner at

London Underground (Tube)

The closest tube stations to IET venue are Temple (Circle, District lines), Charing Cross (Northern, Bakerloo lines), Embankment (Northern, Bakerloo, Circle, District lines) and Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines).


The IET venue is served by many Transport for London bus routes stopping on Waterloo Bridge close to the venue. These services include route numbers: 1, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, N1, N68, N171 and X68. More information and a journey planner can be found at


Coaches from London operate to most parts of the UK, many offering direct and very economical services. Details can be obtained from the TfL website at

From Heathrow


  • By London Underground: To Leicester Square. Journey time approx 50 minutes. Tube fares are considerably cheaper with an Oyster card – see” for more information and fares. (From Paddington take the London Underground Bakerloo line to Charing Cross or Embankment for IET)
  • By Coach: To central London. Services are provided by a number of operators. See the Victoria Coach Station website for further details (