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Spring School Practical Information

The school will take place at the University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Court, Room QA165, Old Royal Naval College, London, SE10 9LS.

Getting Here

The University Campus can be accessed easily by public transport. The nearest station is Cutty Sark (serviced by the Docklands Light Railway line – DLR). The stations of Maze Hill (serviced by National Rail) and Greenwich (serviced by the DLR and by National Rail) are also nearby, as are a number of bus stops.

London has an extensive bus, train, and metro network. You can plan your journey to Greenwich using Google Maps or Transport for London (www.tfl.gov.uk)

Oyster Cards

The most convenient and cheapest way to use public transport in London is via an Oyster Card. You can buy these at most train and underground stations. You add credit or a travel ticket to your Oyster Card and simply tab in at your starting station and out at your arriving station (for busses, you only tab when you get on). More details can be found at https://oyster.tfl.gov.uk/oyster/entry.do

Arriving by Aeroplane

The nearest airport to Greenwich is London City Airport. Travelling from LCY to Greenwich is cheapest and easiest via the DLR. You can plan your journey using www.tfl.gov.uk.

London’s largest and busiest airport is Heathrow, which is in the opposite corner of London. Still, you can travel from Heathrow to Greenwich via public transport, but it takes about 90 minutes. The cheapest way that remains sensible is via the Tube (metro). You can also take the Heathrow Express to Paddington, and then transfer to the Tube. This is a quicker but more expensive. You can plan your journey using www.tfl.gov.uk.

If you fly into London Gatwick then you can catch a train (National Rail) to London Bridge and then transfer to a National Rail train to Greenwich. This takes about 40 minutes. You can plan your journey using www.tfl.gov.uk.

Stanstead airport is connected to central London via an express train to Liverpool Street Station. Luton airport and Greenwich are connected by train, but the service is less frequent.

Please contact a member of the organising committee if you need further advice.

Accommodation

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Do I need a visa?

Please contact springschool2020@openlb.net