Serving the world’s busiest international airport and carrying more than five million passengers per year, Heathrow Express is one of the most successful high-speed air-rail links in the world. The service carries more than 16,000 passengers a day on the 15 minute journey between Heathrow Airport and central London’s Paddington station.
Operating 150 services every day, Heathrow Express reaches Heathrow Central (Terminals 1 3) in only 15 minutes, with Terminal 5 a further 4 minutes. A free transfer service to Terminal 4 departs Heathrow Central every 15 minutes and arrives in only 4 minutes.
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The Heathrow Express is like, really fast. So if you need to get to Heathrow in ultra quick time, this is the way to do it. It's door to door in 15 minutes from Paddington to Terminals 1,2,3, a couple of minutes more to terminals 4 and 5 I believe. It is very expensive though (I paid 26 one way, ONE WAY!!) but I believe the return is about 30-35 so not quite as ridiculous.
I tend to take the...more
In much the same way as you shouldn't go to bed on an argument, I believe you shouldn't write a review when you're hopping mad with anger. So, I've left it a week or so before reviewing the Express.
I've been using this line for years, and mostly it does what it sets out to - gets you to Paddington from Heathrow T123 in 15 minutes, and back again. The trains are smart and comfortable, and...more
Wenn ich nach London reise und in Heathrow lande, ist der Express erste Wahl um in die Stadt zu kommen.
Mit 16 Pfund für die einfache Fahrt nicht billig aber dafür super schnell (15 min non-stop bis Paddington Station), sauber, neu und mit kostenlosem Wifi das beste was man machen kann.
Von Paddington kommt man überall mit dem Taxi oder der U-Bahn hin. Tickets kann man online buchen aber...more
Holy crap, the price. As many have lamented, this train is bloody expensive. If you hop on the train while it's idling at the station in T5, your total travel time is actually 30 minutes, not 20, which puts it on the same timing as Heathrow Connect.
My animosity toward the Express stems from a few places:
1) we have a similar service in Vancouver that costs way less
2) I was forced to take...more
The best idea to get to London from Heathrow airport. Better to purchase online prior to arrival. You can use the barcode on phone to scan when they check your ticket on train.
It takes you into Paddington station and from there you walk or cab to hotel, restaurants etc...
A bit pricey but worth it if you need to get there staright away or have limited time.
Was clean and has internet but the...more