Useful information for your journey through Heathrow airport.
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London Heathrow and Gatwick airports are located approximately 30 miles apart. The recommended minimum connecting time between Heathrow and Gatwick is 3 hours.
Non-stop service to and from central London
Heathrow Express is the fastest, most frequent way to travel between Heathrow Airport and Central London. No traffic jams, taxi queues or stops to worry about. Journey time is just 15 minutes and trains depart every 15 minutes.
Heathrow Connect trains run between Heathrow Central and London Paddington station. This is a stopping service that calls at stations in West London. A free transfer service operates between Terminal 5 and Heathrow Central.
Trains to and from central London run every 10 minutes throughout the day, from the underground station in Terminal 5.
National Express runs hundreds of services each day to and from London Heathrow Airport. Coaches will take you to the heart of terminals 3 and 5 from towns and cities throughout the UK. It is a safe, fast and reliable way to travel.
There is a taxi rank outside the terminal building at Arrivals level.
Take advantage of great prices on the most conveniently located airport hotels at Heathrow and the surrounding area. Before your flight or when you return, why not relax in an airport hotel? British Airways offers a range of hotels from contemporary to luxurious.
Whether you are a business or leisure traveller, you'll find our hotels meet all your needs, and are conveniently located only a short distance from the airport, with good transport links into central London.