Coaches to Heathrow
The UK's largest scheduled coach operator offers frequent direct services to and from hundreds of destinations including Oxford, Bristol, Wales, London, and Gatwick, Stansted and Luton airports. Coaches call at all Heathrow terminals and all services use modern, air conditioned vehicles.
Oxford Bus's Airline service links Heathrow with Oxford. Frequent regular services run day and night, seven days a week from the central bus station and Terminal 5. Vehicles are wheelchair-accessible and a free Wi-Fi service is available.
Services link Heathrow with the national rail network at Reading, Woking and Watford Junction. For details please visit our rail-air buses page.
Where to buy tickets
Tickets for all coaches can be bought from the ticket office at Heathrow central bus station (06:00 - 22:10) or online. Ticket machines are also available 24 hours a day. Passengers using Terminal 5 will find a National Express ticket office inside the terminal, in the international arrivals area.
Where to catch coaches
Terminals 2 and 3: All coach services call at the central bus station, which is a short walk from the terminals and has lifts, escalators and moving walkways to help with the journey. The bus station is open 24 hours a day and the travel centre is open from 06:00 to 22:30.
Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart from Stops 13 and 14 outside the terminal, at arrivals level. Free transfers to the central bus station and Terminal 5 can be made from Stop 7.
Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart from Stops 9-15, outside the terminal at arrivals level. Reading RailAir, Oxford Express and Woking Railair services operate from Stops 9 and 10. Local buses and free transfers to the central bus station and Terminal 4 use Stops 4 to 8.
Picking up and dropping off
Car drivers are not allowed to pick up or drop off at the central bus station. Please use the set-down lanes outside the terminal, or the Short Stay car parks.