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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 2 January.

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Sunday 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: Amended Sunday timetable (early finish).

London buses: Reduced timetable (no night services).

First for Slough 7/N7: Sunday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Sunday timetable (early finish). Last bus from Slough: 1800. Last bus from Heathrow Terminal 5: 18:20.

Railair for Reading: Weekend timetable (early finish). Last coach from reading: 19:45. Last coach from Heathrow Central: 20:50.

Airline for Oxford: Normal timetable (early finish). Last service from Heathrow at 22:00.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable, some services will finish early.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable, some services will finish early.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Monday 25 December (Christmas Day)

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

London Underground: Amended Sunday timetable.

London buses: No service.

First for Slough 7/N7: Half-hourly service.

First for Slough 8/N8: No service.

Railair for Reading: No service.

The Airline for Oxford: From Oxford (Gloucester Green), 06:00 then every hour until 17:00.
From Heathrow Central Bus Station,10 past and 20 past every two hours starting at 07:10, until 20:20.

National coaches (National Express): Increased services with additional coaches to/ from London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

National coaches (Megabus): Coaches every two hours to Cardiff, Gatwick Airport and London Victoria.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Tuesday 26 December (Boxing Day)

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

London Underground: Amended Saturday timetable.

London buses: Sunday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Half-hourly service.

First for Slough 8/N8: No Service.

Railair for Reading: Special hourly service from 06:00, then 08:00 to 17:00.

The Airline for Oxford: Reduced hourly service.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Wednesday 27 December

Heathrow Express: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

Heathrow Connect: No service (Network Rail engineering works).

London Underground: Amended timetable.

London buses: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Saturday timetable.

Railair for Reading: Weekend timetable.

The Airline for Oxford: Normal timetable.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Thursday 28 December

Heathrow Express: Amended timetable.

Heathrow Connect: Amended timetable.

London Underground: Saturday timetable.

London buses: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Saturday timetable.

Railair for Reading: Weekend timetable.

The Airline for Oxford : Normal timetable.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Friday 29 December

Heathrow Express: Amended timetable.

Heathrow Connect: Amended timetable.

London Underground: Amended timetable. Services operate Friday night/ Saturday morning.

London buses: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Saturday timetable.

Railair for Reading: Weekend timetable.

Airline for Oxford: Normal timetable.

Coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Saturday 30 December

Heathrow Express: Amended timetable.

Heathrow Connect: Amended timetable.

London Underground: Amended timetable. Services operate Saturday night/ Sunday morning.

London buses: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Saturday timetable.

Railair for Reading: Normal weekend timetable.

The Airline for Oxford: Normal Saturday timetable.

Coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal Saturday timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxi: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Sunday 31 December (New Year's Eve)

Heathrow Express: Amended timetable.

Heathrow Connect: Amended timetable.

London Underground: Services run throughout the night.

London buses: Saturday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Sunday timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: Sunday timetable (early finish). Last bus from Slough: 1800. Last bus from Heathrow Terminal 5: 18:20

Railair for Reading: Normal weekend timetable.

The Airline for Oxford: Normal Sunday timetable, last departure from Heathrow: 22:00.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal Sunday timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Monday 1 January (New Year's Day)

Heathrow Express: Amended timetable.

Heathrow Connect: Amended timetable.

London Underground:Amended timetable.

London buses: Sunday timetable.

First for Slough 7/N7: Half-hourly timetable.

First for Slough 8/N8: No service.

Railair for Reading: Weekend timetable (early finish). Last coach from Reading: 19:45. Last coach from Heathrow Central: 20:50.

The Airline for Oxford: Hourly service between 07:00 and 21:10.

National coaches (National Express): Normal timetable.

National coaches (Megabus): Normal timetable.

Hotel Hoppa: Amended timetable - details to be confirmed.

Taxis: Available on all terminal forecourts - you may wish to book in advance.

Minicabs and private hire: Please book in advance.

We Know London private hire: Available at the We Know London desk in arrivals or call: +44 (0)20 3893 4525.

Chauffeur service: Please book in advance.

Tuesday 2 January (bank holiday)

Normal timetable resumes.

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