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Those arriving in the Cotswolds by air can use either London's Heathrow, Gatwick or Brimingham Airport. International flights serve all airports from almost all major destinations all over the world.
From Heathrow and Gatwick travellers have a choice of ground transportation. There is a shuttle service povided by the Stow Shuttle - www.stowshuttle.com which has a 9 times a day service to and from Heathow and Gatwick. Bus, train routes and shuttles and be checked on here http://www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk/ By train passengers can travel from London Paddington in Central London. The trip takes about 90 minutes and costs at least £40 one way. Trains travel 7 days a week. For time tables visit National Rail UK or The Trainline.
The Cotswolds can also be reached, however, by flying into either Bristol or Southampton regional airports which are much smaller, but less well serviced.
Bus service is also available to the Cotswolds from London. Buses make stops in several Cotswolds towns including Bath, Gloucester, Stratford-on-Avon and Oxford to name just a few. Journeys by bus take anywhere from 3-4 hours and cost an average of £25. For bus schedules and fees visit England's National Express Network website.