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Your answers to others have been so helpful. We are arriving May 12th (sunday) from Australia so appears it will be 5.30 each on Piccadilly Road to Gloucester Station. We are both seniors. We are staying at Park International Hotel which seems to be very close to the station. No lift from the underground? Which direction do we walk once on the street please?

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You need not pay £5.50 each for the journey from LHR to Gloucester Road station. Using Pay As You Go on Oyster will mean fare of just £3 per person.

Travel time is 35 minutes from Heathrow. Sit in the first car of the train, or as near the front as you can, to be nearest the way out at Gloucester Road. There are 25 steps up (with a landing halfway along) from train platform to lift level. Look to the right at the top of the stairs, as the lifts hide a little behind pillars. The lifts will take you to the ticket hall, which is at street level. There is a wide gate in the ticket hall through which you may roll your bags.

When you leave the station, you'll probably see a Tesco just across the way - that's Gloucester Road itself. Turn left out of the station and walk to the junction with Cromwell Road. Don't cross Cromwell Road, instead turn left again. You'll walk past the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum (on the left) then Ashburn Gardens - there is a traffic signal at that small junction. The Park International Hotel is just past that junction, on the left.

If you would like to avoid stairs but take a slightly longer walk, alight from the train at Earl's Court station (again, sit nearish the front of the train to be near the way out), where there are lifts up from the Piccadilly line platforms to the Earl's Court Road ticket hall and way out.

From the station, cross Earl's Court Road, turn right, then left again almost immediately at Earl's Court Gardens. Walk to the T junction (you'll see the Premier Inn) and turn left. Follow Knaresborough Place to the junction with Cromwell Road and turn right. You'll pass the Marriott (Sainsbury's is across the road) with the Park International not far beyond the Marriott.

From Gloucester Road the walk should take five minutes; from Earl's Court station eight or 10 minutes. The numbers 74 and 49 are handy buses as well: tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/maps/buses/pdf/glou…

Back to paying for transport. If you use PAYG on Oyster, there is a fare cap for daily use, depending on zones travelled and whether you make your way at peak or off peak times. The off peak (and Sunday is off peak all day) cap for travel from zone 6 to zone 1 is just £8.50, so you may use Oyster cards as much as you wish on arrival day, and after, if you would like.

But if you want to use the offers here - www.daysoutguide.co.uk - you will need paper Travelcards bought at a rail station ticket office. Victoria is nearest Gloucester Road, reached on the District or Circle line (or a longer trip on the C1), to buy the necessary paper Travelcards.

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