Travelling to/from Heathrow Airport?

Information from Transport For London

Travelling to/from Heathrow Airport?

Tube
The Piccadilly line connects Heathrow Airport to central London and the rest of the Tube system. It is the cheapest way to central London. There are trains every few minutes from approximately 05:03 (05:47 Sundays) to 23:57 (23:30 Sundays). A single ticket into central London (Zone 1) costs £4. Journey time to Piccadilly Circus is about 50 minutes. There are two Underground stations at Heathrow Airport, serving Terminal 1-3 and Terminal 4.

Train
You can also use the Heathrow Express to travel between Heathrow and Paddington station in central London.

Taxi
Taxis are available at Heathrow Airport 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There are taxi ranks at all four terminals, as well as taxi information desks inside. The average journey time is approximately 30-45 minutes, and if four or five people travel together the fare could be lower than going by bus or train. Do not travel with anyone offering a `taxi` service inside the terminal – it is likely to be an illegal, unlicensed driver.

Travelling to/from London City Airport?

London City Airport is situated approximately 6 miles (9.5km) east of central London and just 3 miles (4.8km) from Canary Wharf.

To/from Duration
Bank 22 mins
Canary Wharf 14 mins
Canning town 6 mins
Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich 23 mins
Stratford 21 mins

The DLR extension to London City Airport is now open with rapid and reliable connections for travellers to the City and Canary Wharf.

With trains leaving every 7 to 10 minutes, this new overground service offers you quick direct airport transfers to and from central London.

The Tube connects with the DLR at Canning Town, Canary Wharf, Bank and several other stations.

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