LHR Heathrow Airport Train Services
Heathrow Airport Train Recommendations
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Heathrow Airport train service.
This is a relatively inexpensive and efficient form of ground transportation. Provided you are prepared to get another form of transport from the station to your final destination this is your best bet for ground transportation. Travelling by train also avoids delays caused by traffic congestion in London.
Heathrow Airport Train Rates & Fares
The standard single fare on Heathrow Express is:
|Standard single||GBP 16.50|
|Standard return fare||GBP 32|
Fares on Heathrow Connect are:
|Hayes and Harlington||GBP 4.90|
|West Ealing||GBP 6|
|Ealing Broadway||GBP 6|
|London Paddington||GBP 7.90|
Heathrow Airport Train Details
Heathrow Airport train photo
Heathrow Express offers the fastest journey between Heathrow Airport and central London. Non-stop trains run every 15 minutes and the journey between Heathrow Central and London Paddington takes 15 minutes (a few minutes more for Terminals 4 or 5). Trains run between 05:10 and 23:25 from Paddington, and between 05:07 and 23:42 from Heathrow. Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Central (for Terminals 1, 2 and 3) and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers using Terminal 4 can transfer free to or from Heathrow Central using the Heathrow Connect shuttle.
Heathrow Connect stopping service to London Paddington links the airport with local stations in west London. Modern, air-conditioned trains run every 30 minutes. The journey between Heathrow Central rail station and Paddington takes about 25 minutes (travel to Terminal 4 or 5 takes a few minutes more). Trains call at Heathrow Central (for Terminals 1, 2 and 3) and Heathrow Terminal 4. Passengers travelling via Terminal 5 can use Heathrow Express Trains for a free transfer to or from Heathrow Central.
Transfers between airports:
Gatwick Airport via central London:
Gatwick Express operates between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. Victoria can be reached from central London by taxi, bus or the Underground (District, Circle and Victoria lines). Non-stop Gatwick Express trains run every 15 minutes and the journey takes 30 minutes to Gatwick South Terminal. A free transit service Gatwick Express, to the North Terminal stops upstairs from the rail platforms. Use the services listed above to get into central London.
Stansted Express operates trains between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport. Liverpool Street can be reached from central London by taxi, bus or Underground (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines). Alternatively, avoid central London by connecting with the Stansted Express at Tottenham Hale, which is on the London Underground Victoria line. Trains run every 15 or 30 minutes and the journey takes about 46 minutes.
Terminals 1, 2 and 3:
Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect Trains use Heathrow Central station. Underground services use Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 station. Both are in the central area between the terminals, a few minutes' walk from check-in and arrivals.
The Heathrow Connect and London Underground stations are both conveniently located in the basement of the terminal. Heathrow Express passengers should use Heathrow Connect for a free transfer to Heathrow Central.
The Terminal 5 rail station, conveniently located in the basement of the terminal, is served by Heathrow Express and London Underground Trains. Heathrow Connect passengers can use Heathrow Express for a free transfer to Heathrow Central.
LHR Heathrow Airport Subway Services
Heathrow Airport Subway Recommendations
IHateTaxis.com recommends the Heathrow Airport subway service.
This is a relatively inexpensive and efficient form of ground transportation - this is a good bet for ground transportation so long as you do not mind getting another mode of transportation from the station to your final destination.
Heathrow Airport Subway Rates & Fares
Fares are dependent on the zone to which you are travelling. London Underground Fares.
LHR Heathrow Airport Subway Details
Heathrow Airport Subway (Metro) photo
The London Underground will take you to any part of London within a few minutes walk or a short taxi ride of your final destination. You can catch the London Underground in the basement of the Heathrow Airport terminal. London Underground maps.
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