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