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Free airport collection

arrivals airport pick up

Royal Holloway offers a free airport transfer service to our new international and EU students who will arrive at London Heathrow (LHR) Airport.

If you are arriving from Gatwick Airport during intake day(s), you would need to book a National Express Coach service which will drop you at LHR Terminal 5. Should you have any questions, please contact: or telephone us on +44 (0)1784 276222.

New students arriving for Pre-Sessional English (PELP) 2017:

Wednesday 14 June               Deadline for applying Monday 12 June

Wednesday 12 July                 Deadline for applying Monday 10 July

Wednesday 9 August              Deadline for applying Monday 7 August


This service is available between 7am - 4pm only. Please be aware that you should have arrived and gone through immigration by 4pm in order to use this service, flights arriving after 4pm are not eligible for this service and you would need to call a taxi.

  • Book a place
    The Airport Pickup service is for new international and EU students only. Family and friends cannot use this service and will have to arrange to use public transport or taxi.
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  • Arrival time:
  • I understand if I arrive after 4pm, I will not be eligible for this service



Have questions?

If you have any questions or need some advice you can email us or call +44(0)1784 276168

Book a taxi

Taxis are available at the airport, but you should check the fare in advance; it is cheaper to telephone one of the local taxi services.

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