Travel

The Hilton London Metropole is ideally situated in the heart of central London with excellent transportation links for both UK and international attendees.

Travel Arrangements

You are responsible for your own travel to the hotel. Please note that this event officially begins on Tuesday 10th November 2015 and will conclude on Wednesday 11th November.

Hotel Location, Transport Links and Car Parking

The closest underground station is Edgware Road. Please note that there are two Edgware Road stations (one for Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines, the other one for Bakerloo line), both directly opposite the hotel.

Paddington and Marylebone main line stations are also within easy reach of the hotel.

The Hilton London Metropole provides on-site, secure underground parking facilities for 170 cars. The entrance to the hotel car park is at the rear of the hotel in Harbet Road. If you plan on driving to the event, see directions and parking rates.

For further information on public transport options, please visit London Transport.

UK Delegates

The hotel is ideally situated for UK delegates, being on the intersection of major link roads to key motorways (M40, M1, M25).

International Delegates

London Heathrow Airport
Just 15 minutes from the Hilton London Metropole via the Heathrow Express rail link at Paddington Station, which is the Central London terminal of the ultra-modern Heathrow Express rail link. The hotel is a five-minute walk from Paddington Station or a short taxi ride.

  • Journey to Terminal 1, 2, 3 - 15 minutes by Heathrow Express train
  • Journey to Terminal 4 - 20 minutes by Heathrow Express train
  • Frequency of Heathrow Express trains - every 15 minutes
  • Check-in facilities - Paddington: 27 check-in desks covering all major airlines
  • Journey by taxi - 40 minutes from Heathrow to hotel

London Gatwick Airport
Victoria Station, the Central London terminal for the Gatwick Express, is linked to the hotel via the London Underground Circle Line, and the Edgware Road tube station is 30 metres from the hotel entrance.

  • Journey time - 30 minutes from Gatwick to Victoria, then 15 to 20 minutes by Underground or taxi
  • Frequency of trains - Gatwick Express every 15 to 30 minutes, plus slower stopping service

London Stansted Airport
45 minutes by Stansted Express to Liverpool Street Station. Two hours by car.

London City Airport
30 minutes by car.

Visa and Travel Document Requirements

BCI Central Office does not facilitate the procurement of passport, visa, or other travel documentation.

Please consult with your local government agency to ensure you have any required documents (including visas) necessary for travel into UK.  We recommend you do this as soon as possible as document processing times vary and can take an extended period of time to finalize.

Please contact Karen Beaumont, Conference & Events Manager, BCI if you need assistance with a Visa invitation letter on behalf of the BCI This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or if you need a hotel confirmation letter.


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