The London Underground provides quick and easy travel across the capital. Russell Square Underground station (Piccadilly line) is next to The Principal London and has direct connections to King's Cross St Pancras station and Heathrow airport, with Covent Garden, Leicester Square and Knightsbridge a few stops away. King's Cross St Pancras station (trains to the east and north-east of the UK, as well as Eurostar connections to Europe) is one stop away on the Piccadilly Line or 1 mile away (approx. 10 minutes in a cab); Euston station (trains to the north and north-west) is three quarters of a mile away (less than 10 minutes by car); whilst Waterloo, Victoria, Paddington, and Waterloo Stations are all 2 to 3 miles from the hotel.
Journey times into and around central London can vary hugely according to the time of day and day of the week. We suggest you type the post code into a satnav device or Google maps for accurate journey times from the point of departure. The post code for The Principal London is WC1B 5BE and the nearest car park is at Bloomsbury Square (WC1A 2RJ) or Brunswick Square (WC1N 1AF). Both are inside the London congestion zone, for which a daily charge is made for cars driven between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.
London Heathrow Airport is 22 miles away from The Principal London, and a taxi typically costs £60-£90. Alternatively catch a direct Piccadilly line tube to Russell Square, which takes approximately one hour. London Gatwick is 30 miles away, and London City Airport is 10 miles away.