Airport Transfers

We provide a complimentary coach transfer under the following circumstances only:

English and Science/Maths/Economics programme:

Arriving/Departing London Heathrow Airport (approximately 3 hours coach journey):

  • For flights arriving between 0800-1600 on the first day of the course (2 or 30 July 2017).
  • For flights departing between 0800-1600 on the last day of the course (27 July or 20 August 2017).
  • For Students arriving at the airport meeting point (Terminal 3 Arrivals) between 0800-1600 on the first day of the course (2 or 30 July 2017).
  • For Students being collected from the meeting point (Terminal 3 departures) between 0800-1600 and on the last day of the course (27 July or 20 August 2017).

Arriving/Departing Manchester Airport (approximately 2 hours coach journey):

  • For flights arriving between 0900-1200 on the first day of the course (2 or 30 July 2017).
  • For flights departing between 0900-1200 on the last day of the course (27 July or 20 August 2017).

Oxbridge Preparation Courses:

Arriving/Departing London Heathrow Airport (approximately 3 hours coach journey):

  • For flights arriving between 1200-1600 on the first day of the course (2, 16, 30 July or 13 August 2017).
  • For flights departing on the last day of the course (14, 28 July, 11 or 25 August 2017). Please check flight times with the Summer School office before booking flight.

Parents/guardians will be responsible for arranging transfers for students arriving/departing outside the parameters above.  We can provide assistance/guidance with this.

Students are met at their arrival terminal after passing through baggage claim and immigration.  A member of Concord staff will be in the arrivals hall with a Concord sign and will have an identification cards and a letter of authority from Concord College allowing them to collect the students.  Students will then be escorted to the transfer coach.

The same system will apply for departures where students will be escorted to the airport, helped to check in and shown to the departure area.

Distance from Airports and approximate taxi prices are shown below and may be subject to VAT at the standard rate.  The taxi firm may also charge an Unaccompanied Minor fee (approximately £55) for any students under the age of 16 on the date of travel::

Airport Distance from Concord Travelling time via car/taxi Taxi Fare*
Birmingham 100 km 1 hour 25 minutes £150 GBP
Liverpool 120 km 1 hour 40 minutes £150 GBP
London Gatwick 320 km 3 hours 15 minutes £280 GBP
London Heathrow 260 km 2 hours 40 minutes £250 GBP
London Stansted 275 km 3 hours £280 GBP
Manchester 137 km 1 hour 40 minutes £150 GBP

* based on 2016 taxi fares.

Parents and guardians are requested to fill in the appropriate travel form giving full details of flights and indicating if unaccompanied minor assistance has been booked. Parents/guardians are welcome to bring students direct to Concord but must provide an appoximate arrival time (preferably between 1000-1500).

Travel Form - English and Science/Maths/Economics programme

Travel Form - Oxbridge preparation programme

We cannot accept students before the published arrival date of 2 July 2017.

Please do not book “standby” tickets for your son or daughter.

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