From Heathrow airport
The cheapest way to get to the Mile End campus from Heathrow airport is to use the London Underground. Take the Piccadilly Line eastbound to Hammersmith. Change trains at Hammersmith and take the District Line eastbound to Stepney Green.
From Gatwick airport
The cheapest way to get to the Mile End campus from Gatwick airport is to use the train and London Underground. Take the overground rail service from the airport to Victoria station in London . You will see signs for the train station at Gatwick in the airport, and trains to Victoria station in London are clearly advertised on the timetable boards in the ticket hall. Ask staff at the station if you are not sure which ticket you need, or where to catch your train. Once you reach Victoria , follow signs in the station for the Underground. Take the District Line eastbound to Stepney Green.
From Stansted airport
Trains run frequently from Stansted airport to Liverpool Street station in central London . From Liverpool Street underground station, take the eastbound Central line to Mile End station.
If you arrive at one of London ‘s airports with a lot of luggage you could take a taxi to your accommodation, but this is expensive. Approximate fares using a licensed black cab from the airports are: Heathrow £60, Gatwick £100, Stansted £80.
These taxis run on meters which increase the fare both by distance and time, so if there is slow traffic the cost increases. Sometimes it is possible to agree a set price with the driver before travelling.
For more info on arriving in the UK: www.ukcosa.org.uk/images/arriving.pdf