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Travelling to Royal Holloway

Travelling to Royal Holloway

Royal Holloway is just seven miles from Heathrow airport and only 40 minutes by train from central London. We offer a free pick-up service from Heathrow when you first arrive to help make your arrival stress-free.

Booking your flight to the UK

Please think carefully before booking flights to the UK and check the government website for the latest updates for travelling to, and entering, the UK, before booking travel.

Royal Holloway has teamed up with Key Travel to provide an online booking portal especially for our students to help you arrange your travel to the UK. Benefits include increased baggage allowance and 24/7 travel support. Find out more

Travel from Heathrow airport

  • Free airport pick-up - We offer a free pick-up service from Heathrow airport. This service is for new international and EU students only. Find out more here.
  • By taxi - We recommend that you don’t take a black taxi from the airport, as these are very expensive. Instead, call a local taxi company. advertise local taxi companies in the Egham area.

Other travel to Royal Holloway

For other travel to and from Royal Holloway, including travel by train, bus and road, see our travel information.

Other airports are much further away than Heathrow and a taxi will cost you £60 or more depending where you arrive.

Student Services Centre

Our Student Services Centre can help with non-academic related enquiries eg college cards, enrolment and graduation.

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