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The Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way

The Institute of Education is a 5 minute walk away from Russell Square underground station. It has excellent bus, taxi and tube links to all mainline stations (Paddington, Kings Cross, Euston, Waterloo, Charing Cross and Liverpool Street). It is also within easy commuting distance of London’s main international airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, London City, Stanstead and Luton. 

Transport to London

The Institute of Education is in Bloomsbury in central London, easily accessible by road, rail and air.

By Air

Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports are all served by express train services into the city centre. Booking can be made on-line at:  London City Airport.

By Road

You can plan your route by using the RAC or the AA route planners: or Nearby car parks are shown on the map above.  We regret that no general parking facilities are provided on any Institute site. Please note: The IoE is inside the TfL Congestion Charging Zone. For more information please visit

By Underground/National Rail

Russell Square Underground station is the nearest to the Institute main building. On leaving the station in Bernard Street, turn left. After 50m go straight over the traffic lights at the corner of Russell Square, then after 40m turn first right into Bedford Way.

For Underground maps see
For National rail enquiries see

By Bus

Connections are excellent: Euston Road, Gower Street, Tottenham Court Road and Southampton Row are all major bus routes. For bus route maps see:

For detailed directions to the venue please visit

Things to do in London

There are so many things to do in London so why not make the most of your time at the conference by visiting some of the top attractions London has to offer:

  1. British Museum1198161834londoneyesmal.jpg
  2. Tate Modern
  3. National Gallery
  4. Natural History Museum
  5. London Eye
  6. Science Museum
  7. Victoria and Albert Museum
  8. Madame Tussauds
  9. Royal Museums Greenwich
  10. Tower of London


Make sure you check out the various events taking place during your visit. You can find further information on these by clicking here.

Visit London has some fantastic offers available which could make your stay in London more memorable. Click here to see all the special offer available.

The London pass is a great way to gain entry to over 60 of the top London attracttions and tours as well as unlimitedtravel to help you london_pass.jpg
get around! It is also valid for 12 months from the date of purchase to allow you more flexibility.