Piccadilly line engineering works - May 27 - 29

Due to planned engineering works, there will be no service all day between Heathrow and Acton Town on Saturday 27, Sunday 28 and Monday 29 May


A replacement bus service will be in operation between Heathrow and Acton town, while Heathrow Express services from Paddington, and Elizabeth line trains from East and Central London will be running as normal.

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Elizabeth line

London’s newest rail line is now open for passenger service, stopping at Heathrow terminals 2 & 3, 4 and 5.

Travel information

Serving Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5, the Elizabeth Line now connects Heathrow with Central London, East London and Essex, along with Reading via changes.

From 22 May 2023, four Elizabeth line trains per hour will run directly between Terminal 4 to Abbey Wood via Canary Wharf. Additionally, two trains per hour will operate a direct service between Terminal 5 and Shenfield via Stratford.

Six trains per-hour will serve Terminals 2 and 3, two running through to Shenfield, and four to Abbey Wood.

View Elizabeth line timetables and route maps


Ticket and fares

Travel on the Elizabeth line costs £12.80 at all times of the day, for a journey to or from Heathrow airport, where that journey starts, ends or goes through Zone 1.

You can pay for your travel on the Elizabeth line using the following contactless payment options:

Transport for London Oyster card
Contactless payment mechanism

Single journey tickets and Zones 1-6 Travelcards can be purchased from airport station ticket machines.


Heathrow has three London Underground stations – one for Terminals 2 and 3 and one each at Terminal 4 and Terminal 5

Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 station is located between the two terminals, which are a few minutes' walk away via pedestrian subway. Heathrow Terminal 4 station is located below Terminal 4 Arrivals. Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground station is in the basement of the terminal building.

All stations are in Travelcard Zone 6.

Times for the first and last trains to and from Heathrow are shown below.

Train times and fares are subject to change – please confirm using the TfL website or call +44 (0)343 22 1234 before travelling.

First and last trains to Central London

Station First train Last train
Terminals 2 and 3 05:21 (05:21 on Saturdays, 05:54 on Sundays) 00:12 (00:12 on Saturdays, 00:12 on Sundays)
Terminal 4 05:30 (05:30 on Saturdays, 06:03 on Sundays) 23:47 (23:47 on Saturdays, 23:47 on Sundays)
Terminal 5 05:15 (05:15 on Saturdays, 05:49 on Sundays) 00:07 (00:07 on Saturdays, 00:07 on Sundays)

First and last trains from Central London (departure times are from Paddington Station) 

Station First train Last train
Terminals 2 and 3 04:36 (04:37 on Saturdays, 05:12 on Sundays)  23:24 (23:23 on Saturdays, 23:03 on Sundays)
Terminal 4 04:40 (04:43 on Saturdays, 05:27 on Sundays) 23:24 (23:23 on Saturdays, 23:03 on Sundays)
Terminal 5 04:36 (04:37 on Saturdays, 05:12 on Sundays) 23:09 (23:08 on Saturdays, 22:48 on Sundays)

Times are valid from 21 May 2023 to 9 December 2023

Please note, different times may apply at Christmas and New Year.