Heathrow Express services
Journey time, frequency, service details, fares, stops locations and connections
The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (wait a few more minutes for Terminal 4 or 5). Trains depart every 15 minutes.
Tickets are available online or through the Heathrow Express app, as well as in Arrivals areas or at stations.
The Express Singles cost £22 off-peak and £25 at peak times. Rush hours are from 6:30 am – 9:30am or 4pm – 7pm, Monday to Friday, excluding UK holidays. Express class returns are £37 at all times. Alternatively, book in advance (90 days) from only £5.50 one way on weekends and £12.10 one way from Monday to Friday.
Children under the age of 15 travel free of charge at all times when accompanied by a paying adult.
Contactless and Oyster cards can be used to travel with Heathrow Express. Simply with your card validate at the beginning of your trip and when you leave, at your destination.
Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 must switch to the free transfer train at Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 (connecting trains every 15 minutes, travel time four minutes).
You can travel comfortably on modern air-conditioned trains, plenty of luggage space and onboard TV. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the train and power outlets are available in the seat as well. You can even use your mobile phone when the train goes through a tunnel. And for maximum comfort, you can opt for Business First with larger seats, extra legroom, work tables and free newspapers and magazines.
London’s Paddington station is close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street and is served by the London Underground’s District, Circle, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines. From London Paddington you can take the main line trains to the west, south west and south Wales.