Heathrow-London transport

I saw the reader’s letter “Tips for a London Visit” (Aug. ’06, pg. 19), which mentioned traveling from Heathrow Airport to London on the underground.

The tube may be the cheapest, but unless you’re traveling with only a briefcase, what do you do with your luggage? I can’t tell you the number of times I have seen people who have tried that method and have had to struggle with their luggage down the stairs when they changed lines to get to their hotels.

For the average traveler with the average amount of luggage, by far the best way to reach London is taking the train to Paddington Station or using Hotelink, Ltd. (Southways Park, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9TQ, U.K.; phone +44 (0) 1293 552 251, www.hotelink.co.uk), or some other shuttle.

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