HOW TO GET TO THE UK: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS
In the United Kingdom, air transport is highly developed, London Heathrow and London Gatwick are the two main airports in the country with regard to transcontinental flights. Heathrow is the most important airport in Europe and one of the main in the world. Most European and world airlines connect the United Kingdom with major cities in Europe and other continents. Almost all airlines serve at least one of London’s two main airports. Other important airports are those of Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stansted (London), Luton (London) and Birmingham.
Internal Flights: In the UK there are 33 airports serving domestic routes.
HOW TO GET TO THE UK: FERRIES
International Transport: There are direct ferry connections between the UK and Ireland, Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway.
National Transport: Regular ferry services connect Great Britain with Northern Ireland, the Orkney Islands (Orkney), the Shetland Islands, the Hebrides (Hebrides), the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands , etc.
HOW TO GET TO THE UK: TRAINS
International Transport: The tunnel under the English Channel, between Calais and Folkestone, connects the United Kingdom with the railway network of other European countries, both trains and passengers can take place on the trains that cross the canal.
National Transport: The UK rail network is modern and efficient and spans over 16,000 km. It covers all major cities as well as smaller regional cities. The two main high-speed lines are those that connect London with Edinburgh, along the eastern part of England, and with Glasgow, along western England.
HOW TO GET TO THE UNITED KINGDOM: BUS
International Transport: There are numerous scheduled buses connecting the United Kingdom with numerous European locations.
National Transport: UK bus services are privatized and operated by several companies. National Express is the largest coach operator with connections to over 1,000 destinations in the UK. Megabus is another coach company that offers travel across the UK at very low prices. There are numerous local bus companies that also connect small villages.