Getting to RIA
Railway Industry Association
22 Headfort Place
FROM AIRPORTS AND EUROSTAR
From Heathrow Airport
(1) Heathrow Express to Paddington (15 mins), then taxi (10-15 mins). Total cost around £40. Fast and comfortable; good for luggage but may have to queue for a taxi at Paddington.
(2) London Underground – Piccadilly line. Direct from Heathrow to Hyde Park Corner station (45 minutes), about 3 minutes’ walk from RIA – see map. Not as comfortable and luggage more difficult. Single fare currently £6.00.
(3) By taxi direct – £65-£75. Journey time 45-90 minutes, subject to traffic conditions
From Gatwick Airport – Any train to Victoria (Gatwick Express single £19.90; ordinary train £15-30) – about 30 minutes. Then 10 minutes’ walk (see map) or 5 minutes in a taxi.
From London City Airport – Taxi direct – about £45-55. Journey time 40-60 minutes. By public transport (not recommended with luggage) – take Docklands Light Railway to Canning Town station, then by Jubilee Line to Green Park and change to Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner. Alternatively take Docklands Light Railway to Bank, then interchange to Monument Station for District line to Victoria. Total journey about 45 minutes, cost £4.90.
From Stansted Airport
Take London-bound Stansted Express train to Tottenham Hale, then Victoria Line to Victoria (10 minute walk or 5 minutes in taxi from RIA). Journey time 60 minutes, cost around £25.
From St Pancras International Eurostar Terminal
With luggage, the easiest route is by taxi, journey time 25 – 30 minutes, fare about £18-27.
By London Underground: take the Piccadilly Line eastbound to Hyde Park Corner (3 minutes from RIA). Journey time 20 minutes, fare £4.90.
Euston – Victoria line to Victoria and walk; or to Green Park then Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner.
Kings Cross, St Pancras – Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner; or Victoria line to Victoria and walk
Paddington – Easiest by bus to Hyde Park Corner (36, 436); otherwise Bakerloo line to Piccadilly Circus, then Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner.
Liverpool Street – Circle line to Victoria; or Central line to Holborn then Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner.
Fenchurch Street, Blackfriars, Cannon Street, Charing Cross – District line to Victoria.
Waterloo – Bakerloo line to Piccadilly Circus (or Jubilee line to Green Park), then Piccadilly line to Hyde Park Corner.
Please note that Headfort Place can only be entered from Chapel Street. There is no public parking in Headfort Place but on-street ‘pay-by-phone’ is available in Halkin Street and Belgrave Square. There are NCP and hotel car parks within 10 minutes walk (Cadogan Place or off Park Lane). The RIA offices are no longer in the London Congestion Charge area.