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Getting from Heathrow to central London

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Heathrow has superb London connections to suit every passenger's budget and requirements.

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Heathrow Express

The fastest link between Heathrow and central London. Non-stop trains run to Paddington every 15 minutes, and journey time is 15 minutes from Terminals 2 and 3 (a few minutes more from Terminals 4 or 5).

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London Underground

The most cost-effective rail route to London. Piccadilly Line trains run from all terminals and journey time is 50–60 minutes.

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Heathrow Connect

Stopping trains run to Paddington via local stations in west London every 30 minutes. Journey time is 31 minutes from Terminals 2 and 3.

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National Express coach

Coaches run throughout the day, offering journey times of 40–80 minutes to Victoria coach station (and many other destinations).

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Feltham rail link

The 285 bus links Heathrow with Feltham rail station, where there are frequent trains to London Waterloo. Combined journey time is one hour and 40 minutes.

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London taxis are available outside each terminal. The cost to central London is £45–£70 and the journey time is approximately one hour. Or, book a minicab or chauffeur in advance.

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