Airport transfers

Airport transfers

If you would like a private airport transfer to meet you when you arrive in the UK, we are happy to arrange this for you. We offer transfers from all London-based airports at any time on a Sunday. If you are using Studio accommodation, please note that we book in weekly blocks from Sunday to Sunday or Sunday to Saturday. With this in mind, please ensure that your flights arrive and depart accordingly.

If you don’t want us to arrange a transfer for you and plan to make your own way to your accommodation, please tick the appropriate box on the application form. You should aim to arrive at your accommodation between 12:00 and 17:00 on the Sunday.

What we need from you

You should send us your flight details as soon as you can, but we should receive them no later than 2 weeks before the day of your arrival. It is essential that we receive the following information from you:

  • Your name and e-mail address
  • Your course name
  • Dates of arrival and departure
  • Name of airport destination on arrival in the UK
  • Name of airport in the UK for your departure
  • Airport terminal number
  • Flight numbers for arrival and departure
  • Time of arrival in the UK.
  • Time of departure from the UK
  • The names of any other students with whom you are travelling

Arrival in the UK

When you arrive in the UK on a Sunday, you will be met at the airport by our transfers team and taken by taxi or coach to your accommodation, where you will be met by your host or a residential warden.

Your departure

You should plan to leave on the Sunday immediately after your course ends. We will aim to get you to the airport at least three hours before your flight is due to depart.

AirportPrice (one way)
London Heathrow£190.00
London Gatwick£240.00
London Stansted£110.00
London Luton£140.00

For transfers from other airports or rail stations, please contact us for a price quote.

Documentation and Visa Requirements

Each country has specific requirements regarding travel consent for students under the age of 18 travelling without their parents or legal guardian. This must be checked with the airline or embassy/consulate before travelling.

Parental Consent Travel Form

Students under the age of 18 travelling without their parent or legal guardian must carry a signed ‘Parental Consent Travel form’ supplied by Studio Cambridge. This must be carried with other travel documents.

At the Airport

Difficulty finding the Studio Representative?

Some of the London airports are quite big and it is not always easy to see who is meeting you. If, after looking carefully, you can’t find the person meeting you in the ARRIVALS HALL, we will help you to find each other if you call our emergency phone.

When you call please tell us your name and which airport you have arrived at and we will ask the Studio Representative to find you.

If you are not sure if the person meeting you is a Studio Representative, you should ask the person meeting you to tell you your Studio student reference number. If you have any doubts you can call us on our emergency phone.

Waiting time?

Once you meet our Studio Representative it is possible that there will be a short wait of up to one hour while other students are also met. Once everyone is present you can go together to the taxi or coach.

Travelling from the airport?

Journey time depends on the airport locations and the time of travel, but there is usually no time for toilet-stops, so please make sure you are comfortable for your journey before you leave the airport.

Delayed flight?

There is no need to worry if a flight is delayed. Each Sunday, our airport transfers team will be monitoring the flights and their expected arrival times. A Studio Representative will be waiting for you.

Lost baggage?

If you cannot find your baggage go to the Lost Baggage desk in the baggage hall. Do not leave the baggage hall until you have spoken to someone at the desk. You can call a member of the Studio Cambridge team and they will help you.

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