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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Quick, easy and convenient! The Heathrow Express really makes things dummy proof. You have the option to buy ahead online, through one of the many agents standing and announcing them self through the arrival area or stop at the ticketing kiosk. I bought mine from an agent and it was super easy and fast!
On Saturdays the express runs every 30 mins at the top and bottom of the hour and is a...more
Depending on your schedule and your destinations in London, the Express is a great experience. From the middle of the Heathrow terminals (1, 2, 3) to Paddington Station in 15 minutes--every 15 minutes.
It is pricey for a round trip (£36), but super quick and plush. Google Maps, which was very efficient and almost always spot on concerning tube schedules, said it was a little over an hour for...more
Is the Heathrow Express the smarter way? It depends on how smart you plan your trip. Slammed as the world's most expensive train by cost per mile, HEX is often not recommended by both locals and tourists. However, if you book the train early enough, you can enjoy this luxurious airport transportation almost at the same cost as the more popular but much slower Underground Tube!
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