London Heathrow airport
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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in London Heathrow airport (LHR)


London Heathrow airport (LHR)
Buses, minibuses, metro (the tube), trains, taxis and ride-sharing services are the ways of ground transportation available at Heathrow to connect the airport with the city of London, surroundings and also other cities within the UK.

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Heathrow Express

It is the fastest way to travel between Heathrow and central London. Direct service every 15 minutes between Heathrow terminals and Paddington station in central London (15 min - from £22)

TFL Rail

Service every 30 minutes between Heathrow Terminals and Paddington Station in central London. Journey 30 min - from £3.10 and £5.10 at peak times (paying by Oyster card)

Metro (The Tube)

It is the Piccadilly line and there are three stations within the airport: one between terminals 2 and 3 and two under terminals 4 and 5. The journey to Piccadilly Circus Station (heart of London) takes between 45 and 50 minutes). Depart every 10 minutes with a fee of £6.00 in cash (starting at £3.10 by Oyster card at non-peak hours. Operates from 5:00 am to 11:45 pm (Friday and Saturday 24 hours). In the evenings, an N9 Night bus runs every 20 minutes from the station located between Terminals 2 and 3.


Black taxis

Located outside the terminal exits. Fares and journey. Depending on the traffic and the time, between £49 – £92 (30 to 60 minutes of travel)


Tariffs to central London from £29.


Service electric vehicle service

Uber and Lyft apps

Meeting points in short term parking areas. Rates: from £30


The airport is connected to more than 500 local and domestic destinations.

National Express

  • Victoria bus station (central London from 40 to 70 minutes depending on traffic) with Oyster card from £3.10 to £5.10 (peak hours) or one-time fee of £6.00 (cash)
  • Other London airports: Gatwick from £5 (65 min), Luton from £15 (70 min), Stansted from £19 (90 min)
  • Other destinations: Oxford £23.00 (80 min), Reading £20.00 (45 min), NX Woking £10.50 (50 min)

Hotel shuttles

Hotel Hoppa (Tel +44 871 781 8181) offers services to different hotels in the city between 4:00 am and 0:00 am (rates from £5.00 to £9.50) .

Local buses

Services to the west of London by Transport for London (Tel +44 207 222 1234). The fee is £1.50, but no cash is accepted.

N9 - Night service to Harlington Corner, Craneswater, Hounslow, Isleworth, Kew Bridge, Gunnersbury, Clifton Gardens, Stamford Brook, Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith, Kensington, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, Green Park, Trafalgar Square and Aldwych.
105 - To Greenford Station, passing by New Road, Harlington Corner, Heston Centre, Navigator Park, Southall and Ash Grove.
111 - To Cromwell Road Station via New Road, Harlington Corner, Craneswater, Harlech Gardens, Heston Centre, Hogarth Gardens, Hounslow, Garden Court, Nurserylands Shopping Center, Hampton, Algar Court, Paddock Gates.
140 - Travel to New Road, Harlington Corner, Hayes and Harlington, Fairdale Gardens, Barnhill, Yeading, Northolt, Station Parade, South Harrow, St. Georges Centre, Harrow Town, Wealdstone and Long Elmes.
350 - From Terminal 5 to West Drayton, Hayes and Harlington and Blyth Road.
423 - Compass Centre, New Road, Hatton Cross, Beavers Crescent, Hounslow, departing from Terminal 5.
A10 - A Bolingbroke Way, Goulds Green, Coney Green, St. John's Church, The Greenway and Belmont Road.
U3 - Part to Compass Centre, Berberis Walk, Great Benty, West Drayton, Yiewsley, Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, Belmont Road.
X26 - Hatton Cross, Teddington, Cromwell, New Malden, Worcester, North Cheam, Sutton, East Croydon, Whitgift Centre.

Latest updates: April 28, 2021

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.