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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 08:55 on platform 6

Next train leaving at 09:10 on platform 7

Connecting trains run to Terminal 4. For complete timetables see


Trains run every 15 minutes (except during planned engineering work). The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow terminals 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (allow a few minutes more for Terminal 4 or 5).

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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.

Tickets and fares

Tickets are available online, via the Heathrow Express app, at the station or on the train.

Tickets purchased online, at the station, a ticket machine or via the Heathrow Express app:

The Express Saver single fare is £25 if travelling during our peak times (7am - 10am or 4pm - 7pm, Monday - Friday) or £22 if travelling during off-peak times. Returns are £37 throughout the day. Book in advance to save, with weekend advance tickets available from just £5.50 one way.

Tickets purchased on-board:

You can also purchase tickets on-board. If purchasing Express Class tickets on-board our trains, the Express Standard fare will be charged. The Express Standard single is £30 if travelling during our peak times (7am - 10am or 4pm - 7pm, Monday - Friday) or £27 if travelling during our off-peak times. Express Standard Returns are £42 throughout the day.

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


Children aged 15 years and under travel free when accompanied by a paying adult. Proof of age may be requested.

Peak travel

Please note that our peak travel hours are Monday - Friday between 7am - 10am and 4pm - 7pm. When purchasing a single ticket to travel during these times you will need to make sure you purchase a peak single. The peak pricing only applies to single fares not return tickets or advance tickets.

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.

Heathrow train and underground map

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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Heathrow Express app

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Get your ticket on your mobile device with the Heathrow Express smartphone app.

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Heathrow Porters


Heathrow Porters are at your service to manage your luggage within the airport.