Plan your visit to Lumiere London
Find out how to get around during Lumiere London, and ensure you don't miss any installations.
Where to find the installations
Lumiere London extends from north to south, across both sides of the river Thames - key festival areas include King's Cross, Fitzrovia, the West End, Trafalgar Square to Victoria, and South Bank and Waterloo.
How to travel to Lumiere London
Lumiere London is spread throughout central London, so it couldn’t be easier to travel to the festival.
Getting around London
The easiest and most leisurely way to discover the spectacular installations at Lumiere London is by foot. Check back nearer the time for more information on walking routes and a map of the locations.
The festival areas are well connected to the city’s public transport services, with Tube stations and bus routes near each of the key areas. Make sure to use an Oyster card or contactless payment to save money on transport.
Leave your car at home and walk or use public transport where possible.
Getting to London
If you’re coming from Europe, the Eurostar high-speed train service to London takes just two hours from Paris or Brussels, and Eurostar is launching a direct service between Amsterdam and London in Autumn 2017. You’ll arrive in the heart of the festival, as St Pancras International train station is in the King’s Cross area, one of the key locations for Lumiere London.
From elsewhere in the UK, mainline train services arriving into King’s Cross, St Pancras, Euston, Waterloo and Victoria bring you within walking distance of the festival installations, while all other major London train stations are centrally located.
Plan your rail journey in the UK using the National Rail Enquiries website.
Regular coach services operate to London from across the UK and Europe, with fares starting as low as £1 and arriving into stations located in central London.
London has six major international airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton, London City and London Southend, all with easy connections into central London. There are also regular domestic flights between London and various cities across the UK and Ireland.