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).
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What's on board
Travel in comfort on modern, air-conditioned trains with plenty of luggage 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 quietly? Upgrade to Business First with larger seats, extra legroom, tables to work from and complimentary newspapers and magazines.
Tickets and fares
Tickets are available online or via the Heathrow Express app as well as in Arrivals or at the stations.
Express Singles cost £22 off-peak and £25 peak, peak times are 6:30am - 9:30am or 4pm - 7pm, Monday – Friday excluding UK Bank Holidays. Express Class Returns are £37 at all times. Alternatively book in advance from just £5.50 one way at weekends and £12.10 one way on weekdays.
To book now or for more fares, timetables and special offers including DuoSaver or group fares, visit heathrowexpress.com or call 0345 600 1515.
Contactless and Oyster
Contactless and Oyster can be used to travel with Heathrow Express. Simply touch in at the start of your journey and out at your destination and you will be automatically charged for the journey you make..
Depending on the time you travel with Heathrow Express, you will be charged for a Peak or Off-Peak Express single meaning you’ll still find the best value fares including Express Saver Returns, advance tickets from £5.50 each way at weekends and other great offers at heathrowexpress.com or via our app.
For more information visit heathrowexpress.com/waystopay
Kids go Free
Children aged 15 years and under travel free at all times when accompanied by a fare paying adult. Proof of age may be requested.
Peak travel hours are Monday - Friday 6:30am - 9:30am and 4pm - 7pm. When purchasing a single ticket to travel during these times you will need to make sure you purchase a Peak Single. Return tickets or advance fares can be used at any time of day.
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 Paddington station is close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street and is served by London Underground's District, Circle, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines. From London Paddington you can catch mainline trains to the West, South-West and south Wales.