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Heathrow Express train service to London

Heathrow Express train

The fastest transfer between Heathrow and central London. Book Heathrow Express train tickets online and save money.

Travelling from

Heathrow Express timetable

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Next train leaving at 20:10 on platform 7

Next train leaving at 20:25 on platform 6

Connecting trains run to Terminal 4. For complete timetables see

Journey times

Non-stop trains run every 15 minutes. The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (allow a few minutes more for Terminal 4 or 5). From Monday to Thursday Heathrow Express run half hourly services after 21:55 from Paddington to Heathrow. Services start at 22:25 until 23:25.

After 22.00 every Monday to Thursday services from Heathrow to Paddington will also run every half hour. Services start at 22:11 from Terminal 4 until 23:26, 22:12 from Terminal 5 until 22:42, and 22:18 from Terminal 2 and 3 until 23:48.

What's on board

Travel in comfort on modern, air-conditioned trains with plenty of baggage space and on-board TV. There's free Wi-Fi throughout the train, and at-seat power sockets too. You can even use your mobile phone when the train is in a tunnel.

Need to relax or work in peace? Upgrade to a First Class carriage with larger seats, extra legroom, tables to work from and complimentary newspapers and magazines.

Timetable, tickets and fares

Trains run between 05:10 and 23:25 from Paddington, and between 05:07 (from Heathrow Terminal 5) and 23:58 (from Heathrow Terminal 2 and 3).On Sundays, the first train departs 06:25, then every 15 minutes until 23:25.

Tickets are available online, via the Heathrow Express app, at the station or on the train. The Express Saver single fare is £22 or £27 when purchased on board and returns are £36 or £41 on board. Peak fares apply to single tickets purchased at the station for travel between 07:00 and 10:00 Monday to Friday, peak fares are £24 or £29 on board. Book in advance to save, with weekend advance tickets available from just £5.50 one way.

For online purchases, you can use US Dollars and Euros and therefore avoid foreign exchange charges.If you download the Heathrow Express app (available on both iOS and Android) you can save 10% off your first Express Saver fare.

For more fares, timetables and special offers, or to book tickets, visit or call 0345 600 1515.

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Where to catch trains

Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 should change on to the free transfer train at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 (connecting trains every 15 minutes, journey time four minutes).

London connections

Paddington station is close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street. From Paddington you can catch trains to the West, South-West and south Wales, or take London Underground's District, Circle, Bakerloo or Hammersmith & City lines.

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Discounts and deals

Save more than just time when you take Heathrow Express. If you’re travelling with children, or with two or more people, you may be eligible for exclusive online offers (terms and conditions apply).

Kids Go Free

Save on your next family trip with free travel for children aged 15 and under travelling with an adult. Book online, at Paddington or Heathrow terminals.

Kids Go Free offer

Duo Saver

Travelling with a friend or partner? Take advantage of the Heathrow Express Duo Saver offer – book online and get a return Express Saver for two adults for £54, a saving of £18.

Duo Saver offer

Group Saver

The best option for groups of friends or families. Book in a group of three or more and save 1/3 of the total fare (applies to both Express Saver Single and Return tickets).

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