I have to spend twelve hours there every month awaitng a connection. The airport bars / shopping don't do it for me any more. Where's nearest decent sized town, and how long to get there / what cost by taxi?
Principal routes also stop at the North Terminal station. National Express (tel: (0) 870 575 7747; ) operate most of the services. National Express no.700 coaches operate to Heathrow Airport, from both terminals. The National Express Shuttle no.025 runs to London Victoria Station. The Gatwick Flyer (tel: (0)1708 730 555) runs to destinations east of London, and coaches operate from the london to gatwick, luton cabs. There are coach information and ticket desks located in the Arrivals concourse of both terminals.