Trains offer the quickest link between Heathrow and central London. There are two services to choose from.
The express train between Terminals 2 & 3 to central London is Heathrow Express, non-stop in 15 minutes and just 6 minutes more from Terminal 5. Purchase before travel from the sales team, at heathrowexpress.com or from a ticket machine. Mobile or paper tickets are required to access ticket barriers.
Oyster and contactless payment for travel into central London is not available on Heathrow Express until Autumn 2018.
Stopping service to London Paddington and Heathrow Airport departing every 30 minutes and calling at local stations in west London. Journey time varies between 31 and 49 minutes.
Heathrow Connect has been replaced by TfL Rail services between Terminals 2, 3, & 4 to London Paddington. Purchase a point to point ticket at a ticket machine or pay as you go with Oyster, contactless and Zone 6 Travelcards.
Heathrow Express tickets are not accepted on TfL Rail services.
Rail-air bus links
Bus services link Heathrow with the national rail network at Feltham, Reading, Woking and Watford Junction.
Rail maps and tables