Accessibility: Traveling to and in the UK

Please click here if you have questions about parking and accessibility in the United States.

Please visit the Department of State’s website and click on the links below for information to help you plan your visit or move to the United Kingdom.

Arriving in the UK

Each airport’s website provides information about airport layout, airport security, transport options, toilet facilities, assistance dogs, mobility equipment, Blue Badge parking, autism awareness, and hidden disabilities.

Belfast Airport
Edinburgh Airport
Gatwick Airport, London
Heathrow Airport, London
London City Airport
Luton Airport, London
Manchester Airport

Traveling to the UK with a guide dog/assistance animal

UK government guidance about bringing animals to the UK
Guide Dogs: Travelling with your assistance dog

Traveling within the UK

UK government guidance about support services
Transport for London (TFL): Transport accessibility 
National Rail: Assisted travel and customers with disabilities
How to apply for a disabled person’s bus pass (UK residents)
How to apply for an older person’s bus pass (UK residents)

Information about driving and parking

The Blue Badge scheme helps people with disabilities park closer to their destination. Click on the links below for details:
UK government information about driving with medical conditions
UK government information about Blue Badge parking
How to contact the local council for information about Blue Badge parking

Organizations and resources

Mind (mental health charity)
National Autistic Society
RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)
RNID (Royal National Institute of Deaf People)
Scope (disability equality charity)