Flights from London
There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
Getting to the airport
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Teesside. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.
Flying to or from London Heathrow? Check out our guides to find out about the different options of getting there and how to transfer between airports:
Airports in Teesside
Durham Tees Valley Airport is a busy airport that services Teesside, which includes Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough, Billingham, Thornaby, and other towns surrounding the River Tees. The airport is located ten miles to the west of Middlesbrough. Durham Tees Valley Airport serves about 200,000 passengers a year. Visit ebookers to find great deals on flights to and from Durham Tees Valley Airport. This airport is serviced by most major airlines, including Eastern Airways, with flights to Amsterdam Schiphol and other destinations worldwide.
Transportation from Durham Tees Valley Airport
Travellers have several options for getting to and from Durham Tees Valley Airport. Public transportation is typically the least-expensive mode of transportation and consists of buses and trains. The Service 12 bus travels between Darlington and the airport. There are approximately forty trains that service the area, so you should have no trouble finding one headed to your destination. If you'd prefer to travel by taxi, you can pre-book a ride with 1AB Taxis, the airport-approved service. Parking is also available at the airport for about £3 a day.
The Weather in Teesside
Teesside experiences mild weather most of the year. The temperature only varies about twenty degrees between the winter and summer months, with the average winter temperatures of 4°C and average summer temperatures of 15°C. Occasionally, winter temperatures can drop to 1°C and summer days can get as hot as 19°C. Rain is common, so visitors should always pack a rain jacket when traveling to Teesside.
Major Attractions in Teesside
Teesside is an important centre for the steel industry, high technology activities, the service sector, and science development. Most visitors come to this area in the warmer summer months, but to avoid the crowds, holidaymakers can enjoy Teesside year-round. There are many sites to see, from historical churches to modern art. No trip to Teesside is complete without visiting the Friends Meeting Place, the Crypt, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Preston Hall Museum, Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum, Ormesby Hall, Fun City, Arcadia, and Butterfly World.
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