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Getting around London from Heathrow, fastest route?

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Getting around London from Heathrow, fastest route?

I will be flying into London midweek in the early afternoon, and leaving the following day same time. (Literally 24hrs)

I fly in & out of Heathrow & have 24 hrs to spend. My hotel the Georgian House Hotel. I would like to check in there, and then head off to see sites. I would love to hear suggestions based mostly on quickest time to/from airport & hotel.

Also as I've never been there before I plan on doing some of the touristy things from my hotel would it be better to walk to sites, take tour, or hop on bus/subway etc? Thanks for the suggestions!

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1. Re: Getting around London from Heathrow, fastest route?

Travel time from LHR to Victoria station is about 45 minutes. Take the Piccadilly line towards Cockfosters and alight at Hammersmith. Cross the platform for an eastbound District line train (sit near the back of the train) and alight at Victoria for the 10 minute walk to your hotel.

Since your time will be limited you could take a hop on hop off tour or design your own, using the Underground plus London's red buses. With the latter you could see what you would like to see so let us know some of the places on your wish list and we can suggest ways to make the most of your 24h stay.

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2. Re: Getting around London from Heathrow, fastest route?

Any idea of what sites you specifically want to see? As a suggestion, it's a fairly energetic walk, but from your hotel it is possible to walk up to Buckingham Palace, and then down through St James Park to Westminster. The London Eye is just across the river if you want to do that. From Westminster you can jump on a bus/tube/boat to wherever else you want to go.

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