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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~15-20 minutes from Paddington to Heathrow
Convenient transfers to London underground system and area trains at Paddington
Even with a group discount, we still paid $36 (USD) round trip per person for the journey so definitely way above the ~$15-20 that you would pay via the Underground or Heathrow Connect. I think the convenience outweigh the cons...more
The proximity of Paddington and ease of connection via circle line to my destination made flying to heathrow a better option otherwise I would have went for London City Airport.
As others have said the express will get you to the city in 15 min and the service is reliable. The only downside here is the cost, assuming you but the ticket 7 days in advance then you are looking at a 55euro...more
I have to say, the Heathrow Express may be the best part about the airport it's named after. This airport rail link will let you avoid the hassles of taking luggage on the Tube or dealing with a bus or taxi (although depending on your final stop "it helps you avoid the initial hassles of these things" may be more accurate). It takes you directly from the airport to Paddington Station; seeing...more
The seats are comfy. The wifi is free. The customer service was helpful. I kind of wish this ride was more than 15 minutes so I can take a nap!more
This was a very easy way to get to the heart of London from Heathrow Airport.
There were many kiosks for buying tickets as soon as we left the secure part of the airport, and lots of signs directing us on how to get to the station. The train arrived quickly, was very comfortable and had plenty of room for our luggage. It's not cheap, but it got us to the Paddington Station within 15...more