Start your road trip in London, England. The Spaceships depot in London is ideally located. This location was specifically chosen so that you don’t have to battle with London traffic or congestion charges to begin your trip.
Our branch location just off the M25 allows you to head west to Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, north to the Cotwolds, Peak District, Lake District, Yorkshire and even up to Scotland. You can get into London, or go around London to explore Cambridge, Suffolk and Norfolk in the east. You are also well placed to discover Brighton, The South Downs or take a ferry or Eurotunnel crossing into Europe.
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Getting to the Spaceships London branch
Our London campervan hire location is easy to reach.
2.5 miles from our local train station (Hampton Court train station)
36 minutes from central London on the train
9 miles from Heathrow Airport
25 minutes to Heathrow by Taxi/Uber
20 minutes from the M25
From Central London
You will need to get the tube/bus/walk to London Waterloo or Vauxhall and take the train to Hampton Court station. Trains leave every 30 minutes. Hampton Court is in London fare zone 6, so you can get there using a London Travelcard, an Oyster card or contactless. Alternatively, you can purchase a rail ticket from either the station or trainline.com.
From Hampton Court station get a taxi to Apps Court or the 411 or 461 bus to West Mosely from Bridge Road then walk along Walton Road, turn right onto Walton Avenue and left onto Hurst Road; Apps Court is about half a mile down Hurst Road on the right.
From Heathrow by Bus
This route takes around 1hr 30mins - Take the 555 Bus towards Whiteley Village to "High Street" (Stop E) then cross the road and get the 564 Bus Towards Walton on Thames to First Avenue. From here it is a 16-minute walk to the pick-up point.
You can use our transfer service which offers transfers to/from Heathrow Airport and all other London Airports. You can add an airport transfer to your bookingvia your online check-in or please get in touch for more information. Alternatively, you can get a taxi from the airport to Spaceships London at Apps Court.
From Gatwick by Public Transport
This route takes around 1hr 50mins - Get the train from Gatwick to Clapham Junction and then from Clapham Junction to Hampton Court. From here you will either need to catch the 461 Bus towards Chertsey South or an Uber/Taxi.
Driving from M25
Take junction 11 exit on the M25 then take the A317 to Weybridge and A3050 to Walton-on-Thames. Apps Court is on the left opposite the reservoir.
If you are using a GPS or Google Maps to get to our London branch please enter Apps Court, Hurst Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2EG.
Book with confidence! We also have contactless pick-up/drop-off and safety guidelines in place covering vehicle cleaning, booking, handover, collection and drop-off.
Things to do in London
Home to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace! Being one of the world’s foremost global cities there is much to see and do in London. We recommend at least 3 days before or after your Spaceship campervan adventure to take in the major sites.
Must-do things in London include:
Walk/ride along the Thames
Visit Hampton Court Palace
Take in a West End show
Visit the Natural History Museum (Free)
Saturday morning markets at Portabello Road
Grab a bite to eat an authentic British Pub
London is also the perfect launch site to explore all the UK has to offer. Depending on the duration of your hire our friendly Spaceships staff are always willing to take a couple of mins to help plan out a specific itinerary.
For those customers looking for some travel advice, a great starting point is our favourite 7-day itinerary. This can also be used as a template to expand upon for longer hires!