Heathrow Airport

Heathrow has fantastic facilities, you can be sure that you'll be relaxed before boarding your onward flight. From beauty essentials to fashion and accessories, hi-tech gadgets to food and wine, not to mention plenty of duty free items, a shopper’s paradise. For last minute items or special gifts, Heathrow has it covered. You can even reserve items and collect them later.

Enjoy a well-earned rest in one of the many cafés, bars and restaurants that can be found in Heathrow's terminal building, from EAT, YO Sushi, Carluccio's and Cafe Rouge to Wagamama, Rhubarb and M&S Food. Whether it's dining in style, healthy eating or food on the go, Heathrow caters for all tastes. Book London tour and theatre tickets, make use of the family friendly and business lounges, request special assistance, check your email with the WI-FI or simply watch the planes landing in Heathrow airport's viewing area.

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Airports near London Heathrow:
  • London City airport (34km)
  • London Gatwick airport (40km)
  • London Luton airport (45km)
  • London Stansted airport (65km)
  • London Southend airport (80km)
  • See all airports in United Kingdom.

 Getting to & from the Airport

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Heathrow airport is 15 miles west of central London and easily accessed via the M4 and M25 motorways.

Terminals 1 and 3

The terminals are close together at the centre of the airport site. Exit the M4 at junction 4 or the M25 at junction 15 and follow signs for Heathrow Terminals 1 and 3.

Terminal 4

The terminal is in the southern part of the airport site and has a separate entrance. Exit the M25 at junction 14 and follow signs for Heathrow Terminal 4 or the M4 at junction 4b and follow the M25 south to junction 14.

Terminal 5

The terminal is on the Western Perimeter Road, reached from junction 14 of the M25 or from the M4, exit at junction 4b and follow the M25 south to junction 14.

If you plan on using satnav for directions, the postcodes are:

Terminal 1: TW6 1AP

Terminal 3: TW6 1QG

Terminal 4: TW6 3XA

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Trains offer the quickest link between Heathrow and central London. There are two services to choose from.

Heathrow Express

The fastest option, with a journey time of 15 minutes to or from London Paddington and departures every 15 minutes.

Heathrow Connect

Stopping service to London, calling at local stations in west London and reaching Paddington in 26 minutes.

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National Express and other operators run services from Heathrow to more than 500 destinations. An extensive network of local buses also operates around Heathrow and to destinations in west London and the Thames Valley.


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Travelling by taxi from Heathrow offers the flexible way of getting into London or beyond. At Heathrow Airport there are three companies. Whether it's a classic black cab, private hire car or a personal chauffeur service, there is something that suits all your needs.

Iconic London black taxis stop at the taxi ranks outside all Heathrow terminals. The journey to central London usually takes between 30 minutes and one hour. Journeys which are both inside London and within 20 miles of the airport are priced using the taxi meter or a fixed price can be agreed.

Private hire minicabs Lewis Day and greentomatocars, offer a fixed-price minicab service to and from any destination. All private hire minicabs will need to be pre-booked online or by telephone and the drivers will meet you from your flight in the arrivals area.

 Who flies to London Heathrow

 Airport Contact Details

London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Point West,
234 Bath Road,
UB3 5AP,


 Location Details

Longitude:0° 27' 10'' W
Latitude:51° 28' 17'' N
ICAO code:
Distance to city centre:33 km
Driving duration:39 minutes

 Airport Location

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