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Getting between terminals at Heathrow

Fast, convenient transfers are available between Heathrow Airport's four terminals. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are a short walk from each other. Terminals 4 and 5 are served by free trains and buses.

Free travel options between Heathrow terminals
From To How to transfer Ave journey time, inc wait
Terminal 1 Terminal 2 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 3 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 4 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 5 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 2 Terminal 1 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 3 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 4 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 5 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 3 Terminal 1 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 2 Walk 10 minutes
Terminal 4 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 5 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 4 Terminal 1 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 2 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 3 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
Terminal 5 Bus - 490, 482 20 minutes
Terminal 5 Terminal 1 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 2 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 3 Heathrow Express 20 minutes
London Underground * 16 minutes
Terminal 4 Bus - 490, 482 20 minutes

* London Underground is only free if you use a Transport for London Oyster Card.

Heathrow central bus station

Need the central bus station? it's a few minutes' walk from Terminals 1, 2 and 3.

All journey times stated are approximate and may vary. In particular, you should allow extra time if your connecting ticket requires you to pick up baggage at Heathrow, or if you have arranged your own flight connection – in these cases, standard IATA minimum connection times do not apply. If you're in any doubt, please consult your airline.

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