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Local buses

An extensive local bus network provides a low-cost route between Heathrow and towns in west London. Many services offer free travel within the airport site.

Buses for 4am shift patterns

The 350, 423, 482, 490 and 555 are all starting earlier, so it's now possible to get to Heathrow for 4am. So if you're travelling in from Hayes, Hounslow, Southall, Richmond or Shepperton you could be saving time and money by getting the bus to work.

Free travel zone

Travel around the airport is free within the Free Travel Zone. This includes travel between the central bus station (Terminals 1 and 3) and Terminal 4 on the Heathrow Express, between Hatton Cross and Terminals 1, 3, and more.

Please note that times and service numbers are subject to change.

Free travel around the airport site map (PDF)

Inner London bus travel

Services into West London are part of the Transport for London network. A single adult fare for anywhere in London costs just £2.40. You can also use your pre-paid Oyster card on the Transport for London network.

Buy an Oyster card

You can also buy tickets from the driver on the bus. A single ticket costs just £2.20 and it's best to have the correct money ready.

View Transport for London’s website for maps and timetables.

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Outer London bus travel

Many bus services are available for your commute to and from Heathrow.

View list of services and timetable

Please note that times and service numbers are subject to change.

Map of Heathrow's bus routes

Discounted travel is available on some buses for staff with a Heathrow Travelcard.

Buy a Heathrow Travelcard

You can also buy tickets from the driver. It's best to have the correct money ready.

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Further information

Transport for London information

020 7222 1234

www.tfl.gov.uk/buses

Traveline public transport information

0871 200 22 33

www.traveline.org.uk

National Express

08717 81 81 81

www.nationalexpress.com

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