History of the English Language

Directions From Heathrow to London

Now you have decided to study English in London with us, so as to make your arrival in the UK easier and safer, we have provided you with useful information about the options you have to get from the Heathrow airport to central London.

Heathrow to Central London

Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express

These trains operate from Heathrow to London Paddington. The service runs every 15 minutes and the journey time is also 15 minutes from Terminals 1,2 and 3, or 21 minutes from Terminal 5. Fares start at £16.50 for a single or £32 for a return.

London Underground

London Underground

Piccadilly Line trains operate a frequent, cost-effective service into central London with a journey time of approximately 50 – 60 minutes. A single fare costs £4.

Heathrow Connect

Heathrow Connect

Stopping trains run from Heathrow to Paddington via local stations in west London. Trains run every 30 minutes and journey time is 25 minutes from Terminals 1 and 3 or 28 minutes from Terminal 4. A single fare to Paddington is £6.90.

National Express coach

National Express coach

Frequent coach services run throughout the day with journey times of between 40 and 80 minutes to Victoria coach station and many other destinations around London.

Heathrow to Feltham

Heathrow to Feltham

The 285 local bus service links Heathrow with Feltham rail station. From Feltham there are frequent trains to London Waterloo. Combined journey time for bus and train is one hour and 40 minutes. The cost is under £5.

By Taxi

By Taxi

London taxis are available outside each terminal. The cost to central London is £45 – £70 and the journey time is approximately one hour.