Location & venue

The one-day IRU Logistics and Innovation Forum will take place at the Hotel Sofitel, conveniently located just a few steps away from Terminal 5, London Heathrow. 

Address: Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5, London TW6 2GD, UK

 

 

The Sofitel London Heathrow hotel is situated in Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, connected via a walkway to other terminals via free inter-terminal transfers and to central London by a 21-minute express train.

Participants wishing to extend their visit to London may book rooms directly with the hotel

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From Heathrow Terminals on foot

 

From Terminal 1, 2 or 3
Take the Heathrow Express Train which runs between 05:00am and 11:30pm, free of charge, for travel in between Terminals. The Heathrow Express train runs every 15 minutes and takes approximately 6 minutes to reach Terminal 5. Once at Terminal 5 platform, take the escalators to the ground floor. Turn left and pass the Underground lefts then turn left again to head towards the exit. Before the exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

From Terminal 4
Take the Heathrow Connect Train to Heathrow Central (direction Terminal 1, 2, 3) and change to the opposite platform for a connecting train to Terminal 5 (via the Heathrow Express Train). The Heathrow Express Train runs between 05:00am and 11:30pm, is free of charge, and runs every 15 minutes and takes approximately 6 minutes to reach Terminal 5. Once at Terminal 5 platform, take the escalators to the ground floor. Turn left and pass the Underground lefts then turn left again to head towards the exit. Before the exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk
down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

From Terminal 5 - International Arrivals
On arrival you will be directed to the Arrivals Lounge (ground floor). From the Arrivals exit doors, walk towards the UK Arrivals, and with Heathrow Express Train (for Central London) ticket desks on your left. Before the last exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

From Terminal 5 - UK Arrivals
On arrival you will be directed to the Arrivals Lounge (ground floor). From the Arrivals exit doors, turn right after the coffee shop and head towards the exit.
Before the last exit doors you will see two lifts (on your right hand side) signed posted ‘Sofitel Hotel’. Take the lift to the first floor, then turn right and walk down the corridor to the hotel which will lead you to the hotel reception desks (approximately 4 minutes).

 

Access by public transportation

 

From the airport:

  • London Gatwick (38.0 km / 23.61 mi)
  • London Heathrow (0.0 km / 0.0 mi)
  • London Stanstead (48.28 km / 30.0 mi)

 

By bus:

  • T5 bus station (0.16 km/ 0.1 mi)

 

By railway:

  • Heathrow Express T5 (0.16 km / 0.1 mi)
  • London Paddington (25.26 km / 15.7 mi)
  • London St Pancras (18.4 km / 11.43 mi)
  • London Waterloo (29.93 km / 18.6 mi)
     

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