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Railair

Railair coaches run between Heathrow and Reading, Woking and Watford Junction from early morning until late at night. There's also a 24-hour bus service, number 285, to Feltham rail station.

Did you know that you don't have to be a rail passenger to use these services?

View map of Railair network (PDF)

Ticketing is easy. You can buy online or from the Heathrow Central Bus Station. Coaches run daily from early morning to late at night. The 285 bus runs 24 hours a day from Heathrow to Feltham station and tickets are also available from the driver. You can either complete your journey without moving or connect easily on to the train if you need to go on further.

Heathrow to Reading

  • Departs: Central bus station (Stands 1 and 2) and Terminal 5.
  • Frequency: Up to every 20 minutes.
  • Journey time: Approximately 35 minutes to Terminal 5 and 55 minutes to Terminal 3.
  • Online Fare: Single £14.00, day return £15.00, return £22.00.

If you wish to travel on to Terminal 4, there is a bus from Stand 6 at Terminal 5. A free transfer is also available using the Heathrow Express train.

Reading RailAir is available on the Airport Travelcard at a cost of £90.00 a month.

This service is operated by RailAir.com

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Heathrow to Watford Junction

  • Departs: Central bus station and Terminal 5 (Stand 9).
  • Frequency: Up to every hour.
  • Journey time: Approximately 1 hour 20 minutes.
  • Fare: Single £7.00, return £7.00.

If you wish to travel on to Terminal 4 there is a bus from Terminal 5 (Stand 6). A free transfer is also available using the Heathrow Express train.

To buy a ticket you simply pay the bus driver.

This service is operated by www.arrivabus.co.uk

Download a timetable

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Heathrow to Woking

  • Departs: Central bus station (Stands 1 and 2) and Terminal 5.
  • Frequency: Up to every 30 minutes.
  • Journey time: Approximately 25 minutes to Terminal 5, 45 minutes to Terminal 3.
  • Fare: Single £10.50, day return £13.50, return £18.50.

If you wish to travel on to Terminal 4 there is a bus from Terminal 5 (Stand 6). A free transfer is also available using the Heathrow Express train.

This service is operated by National Express.

Buy your Woking Railair ticket

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Heathrow to Feltham

  • Departs: Central bus station, Stands 16 and 17.
  • Frequency: Up to every 10 minutes.
  • Journey time: Approximately 30 minutes.
  • Fare: Single £2.00 or £1.00 with Oyster card.

For Terminals 4 and 5, passengers should make their way to the central bus station – a free transfer is available using Heathrow Express or Heathrow Connect.

This service is operated by Transport for London – remember, your Oyster card can be used with this service.

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Heathrow to Oxford

  • Departs: Central bus station and Terminal 5.
  • Frequency: Up to every 30 minutes.
  • Journey time: Approximately 90 minutes (central bus station), 80 minutes (Terminal 5).
  • Fare: Single £20.00, £25.00 return.

For Terminal 4, passengers should make their way to the central bus station – a free transfer is available using Heathrow Connect.

This service is operated by Oxford Bus.

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Where can you catch a bus or a coach?

All services call at the central bus station, which is a few minutes' walk from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 via underground walkways. The bus station is open 24 hours a day and the Travel Centre is open from 06:00 to 22:30. Baggage trolleys are available and there is a lift to the underground level.

Woking and Reading services also call at Terminal 5 and a limited number of services run to Terminal 4 – your operator can advise. If you're using these terminals you can also transfer free to and from Heathrow Central (for the bus station) by Heathrow Express or Heathrow Connect train.

Find out where to pick up a railair connection in Terminal 5

For live travel information, call service providers direct or visit their websites.

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Further information

National Rail Enquiries

0845 748 4950
www.nationalrail.co.uk

Reading RailAir

0118 957 9425
www.railair.com

Watford Railair

0844 801 7261
www.arrivabus.co.uk

Woking Railair

0870 575 7747
www.nationalexpress.com

285 bus to Feltham

+44 (0)20 7222 1234
www.tfl.gov.uk

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