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Christmas and New Year travel to Heathrow

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Your at-a-glance guide to transport and travel changes over the holiday period. Details may be subject to change – please confirm with the relevant operator before you travel.

Normal timetables resume for all operators by Tuesday 3 January.

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Saturday 24 December (Christmas Eve)

Heathrow Express for London: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect for London: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground: Early finish check timetable

London buses: No night services. 24-hour services finish around midnight

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF):  Normal timetable with early finish

First for Slough (11KB PDF): Normal Saturday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service with early finish

Airline for Oxford: Normal timetable with early finish

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Sunday 25 December (Christmas Day)

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground: No service

London buses: No service

First for Slough (11KB PDF): Special 24-hour Christmas service

Railair for Reading: No services

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Special timetable

National coaches (National Express): Reduced service

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Monday 26 December (Boxing Day)

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground: Amended timetable

London buses: Sunday service

First for Slough (11KB PDF): Special 24-hour Christmas service

Railair for Reading: Special services

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Special timetable

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Tuesday 27 December (bank holiday)

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground: Sunday frequency but weekday start times. Closure on District and Circle lines

London buses: Weekend service during day. Tuesday service at night

First for Slough: Sunday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Normal timetable

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis – available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire – available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service – available but please book in advance

Wednesday 28 December

Heathrow Express: no service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect – no service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground – Saturday service, some line closures on wider network

London buses – Saturday service with alterations

First for Slough: Saturday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Normal timetable

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Thursday 29 December

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works)

London Underground: Saturday service. Closure on District and Circle lines

London buses: Saturday service with alterations

First for Slough: Saturday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

Airline for Oxford: Normal timetable

Coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Normal service

Chauffeur service – available but please book in advance

Friday 30 December

Heathrow Express: Services depart every 30 minutes

Heathrow Connect: Services depart every hour and will not call at Hanwell or West Ealing

London Underground: Closure on District and Circle lines

London buses: Saturday service with alterations. Normal service at night

First for Slough: Saturday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Normal timetable

Coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxi: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Saturday 31 December (New Year's Eve)

Heathrow Express: Services depart every 30 minutes

Heathrow Connect: Services depart every hour and will not call at Hanwell or West Ealing

London Underground: Services run throughout the night (free travel between 23:45 and 04:30)

London buses: Saturday service. Diversions in central London from early afternoon, bus hubs will be in operation. Some day routes run into the night

First for Slough: Normal Saturday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service with later services cancelled

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Saturday timetable with early finish

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Sunday 1 January (New Year's Day)

Heathrow Express: First service at 06:00

Heathrow Connect: Services will not call at Hanwell or West Ealing

London Underground:Reduced Sunday service after 12:00. No District line service between Earl's Court and Kensington (Olympia)

London buses: Normal Sunday service

First for Slough (11KB PDF): Special 24-hour Christmas service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Special timetable

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available but please book in advance

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Monday 2 January (bank holiday)

Heathrow Express: Departures every 30 minutes until normal service resumes at 15:55

Heathrow Connect: Services will not call at Hanwell or West Ealing

London Underground: Saturday service

London buses: Sunday service in the day, usual Monday service at night

First for Slough: Sunday service

Railair for Reading: Weekend service

The Airline for Oxford (1.8MB PDF): Sunday timetable

National coaches (National Express): Amended timetable

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Normal service

Minicabs and private hire: Available but please book in advance

Chauffeur service: Available but please book in advance

Tuesday 3 January

Normal timetable resumes

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