Northamptonshire is set in the very heart of England with easy access from the excellent road and rail links. By road, Northamptonshire is intersected by the M1, A5, A14 and M1-A1 link roads, while the M45, M6, M40 and A1 touch its boundaries. Airports at Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, Birmingham and East Midlands are all just an hour away. The rail network serves the county well, with links to Northampton and Long Buckby from London Euston and Birmingham New Street. The Midland Mainline connects London St Pancras to South Yorkshire, passing through Wellingborough and Kettering. A service is also run to Gatwick, from Rugby, via Northampton and London-Kensington.