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Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express offers the fastest journey between the airport and central London.

Journey times

Non-stop trains run every 15 minutes. The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Central (Terminals 1, 2 & 3) takes 15 minutes (a few minutes more for Terminals 4 or 5).

What's on board

Heathrow Express

Travel in comfort on modern trains with air-conditioning, plenty of baggage space and free TV. You can even use your mobile phone when the train is in a tunnel. Need to relax or work in peace? Every train has a Quiet Zone carriage. Or take advantage of the First Class service, providing larger seats, extra legroom, tables to work from and complimentary newspapers and magazines.

Timetable, tickets and fares

Trains run between 05:10 and 23:25 from Paddington, and between 05:03 and 23:58 from Heathrow.

Tickets are available online, at the station or on the train. The standard-class single fare is £26 on board or £21 in advance. Returns are £39 on board or £34 in advance.

For more fares, timetables and special offers, or to book tickets, visit HeathrowExpress.com or call 0845 600 15 15.

View train times and frequencies (external link)

Where to catch trains

Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Central (Terminals 1, 2 & 3) and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 should change on to the free Heathrow Express transfer train at Heathrow Central.

London connections

Paddington station is close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street. From Paddington you can catch trains to the South and West of England, or take the London Underground's District, Circle, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines.

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