Travelling From Heathrow to London


One of the most advanced and busiest airports in the world, Heathrow or London Heathrow Airport is situated 20 miles to the west of Central London in the London Borough of Hillingdon. The international airport is spread across 5 modern terminals, each well equipped with restaurants, shops, currency exchange facilities, accommodation desks and information counters.

Heathrow has fabulous London connections to meet the discerning needs and requirements of every passenger based on factors such as budget, preferences and availability to name a few.

Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express presents the fastest way to travel between the airport and central London. Trains run every fifteen minutes. You can travel in utmost comfort with facilities like air-conditioning, television and sufficient baggage space. These trains come with a quiet zone carriage where you can relax in quiet and work. You can also enjoy the first class service offering extra legroom, larger seats and other facilities.

The journey between Heathrow Central and London Paddington takes approximately 15 minutes. Tickets are available online or at the station. Paddington station is close to popular areas like Oxford Street and Hyde Park. Once you are here, you can take the London tube’s Circle, Bakerloo, Hammersmith, City and District lines to travel across the city.

London Underground

This undeniably is the most cost effective rail route. The underground Piccadilly Line offers an efficient way to travel between Heathrow Airport and London. The journey time is a little less than an hour and the waiting time does not exceed 10 minutes.

Heathrow provides three London underground tube stations – one for 1, 2 and 3 Terminals, one at Terminal 4 and one at Terminal 5.

The tickets are available at all stations.

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Heathrow Connect

This stopping service to London Paddington connects the airport with local stations in west London. The service follows exactly the same route as the Heathrow Express service. It however calls at some intermediate stations, linking numerous locations in west London with each other, Central London and the airport. The journey time is 20-25 minutes and trains run every half an hour from Terminal 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. The trains are clean, modern and air-conditioned.

 National Express Coach and Local Buses 

These coaches run all through the day offering journey to Victoria coach station and numerous other destinations. It is advisable to book in advance to get the best fares.

The extensive and wide bus network offers a low cost means between Heathrow and London

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Several direct luxury Railair coaches and also buses connect Heathrow to the rail network. One can purchase a combined coach and train ticket for the entire journey. The coaches run between Heathrow and Woking, Watford Junction, Reading and Feltham.

The 285 bus operates from Heathrow to Feltham. This one is for trains to Camberley, Richmond, London Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Bracknell. The frequency of the train is 10 minutes.

The 490 bus operates from Terminal 5 to Richmond passing through Terminal 4, Feltham station and Hatton Cross. It runs every 12 minutes.

Taxi

Outside every terminal, you can find London taxis. The journey time is one hour. Travelling by taxi or cab is an extremely flexible way of reaching London or even beyond. You can choose from a stylish black cab, a personal chauffeur driven car or a private hire car.


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