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If you're after Heathrow Express tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we'll show you where Heathrow Express can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey.

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For more information about accessibility on Heathrow Express services, check out our Accessible Travel guide.

Travelling with Heathrow Express

Just missed your train? No problem. With 4 trains per hour, you've got plenty of time options for getting from the hustle and bustle of the capital to Heathrow Airport. 

Did you know that you can use a Railcard on Heathrow Express? Get cheaper Heathrow Express tickets by simply selecting the type of railcard you have when booking your tickets.

Find out more about Railcards.

Get from central London to the UK's busiest airport, just like that! 

Situated in the heart of London, Paddington Station is perfectly placed to connect to inner-city transport and places of interest such as the Regent's Canal and Hyde Park Stables.

Heathrow Express trains to Heathrow Airport start as early as 05:10 am so that means you have extra flexibility when choosing your flights.

Heathrow Express map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our Heathrow Express map to plan out where you want to go. From London Paddington, you can enjoy speedy services to Heathrow Airport Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5.

London Paddington to Heathrow Airport with Heathrow Express

A Heathrow Express Train journey takes 15 minutes between London Paddington and Terminals 2 & 3, and an additional 6 minutes to Terminal 5. Heathrow Express trains stop at Terminals 2 & 3 and Terminal 5.

Heathrow Airport Terminal 4

Although there isn't a designated stop for Heathrow Terminal 4 on the Heathrow Express, getting there is pretty straight forward. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 should get off at the stop for Terminals 2 & 3 and change to the free transfer service (departing every 15 minutes) to Terminal 4. This transfer will add at least an additional 4 minutes to the journey time in total.   

Heathrow Express to Paddington

Knowing how to get from the airport to your final destination is an essential part of your travel plans. With Heathrow Express, you can connect effortlessly upon your arrival to London Paddington, and link to inner-city transportation.

Situated in west London, Paddington Station is a major railway terminus and London Underground station. 

Upon your arrival from Heathrow Airport on the Heathrow Express, there are plenty of National Rail and Crossrail services connecting you to other parts of London and the UK, as well as links to the London Underground. Once on the tube, Paddington is a major station serving the Bakerloo, Circle, District and the Hammersmith & City lines

Paddington Station is also connected to the Hilton Paddington hotel and is a central hub for catching local buses and coaches to different parts of the UK.

Discover digital tickets 

Enjoy smoother Heathrow Express journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most Heathrow Express journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.

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Heathrow Express seating classes

Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, find a seat to match. Heathrow Express offers different seating options to suit all budgets.

Business First

Save time with priority carriages, ensuring a quick arrival and departure from the platform. Benefit from more privacy and leg and elbow room, and free magazines and newspapers. And keep busy with complimentary WiFi, at-seat charging facilities and spacious worktables.

Find out more about travelling First Class on the Heathrow Express.

Express Standard

Also known as Express Class, Heathrow Express' Express Standard class offers complimentary 4G WiFi and at-seat power sockets. That's great if you need to keep your phones and other portable devices charged and connected on the way to the airport.  

Good to know

Travelling with Heathrow Express? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard Heathrow Express facilities here.

The first train departs London Paddington at 05:10, 7 days a week.

The first service leaves from Heathrow Terminal 2 & 3 at 05:17, from Terminal 5 at 05:12 and Terminal 4 at 05:41 Monday to Saturday. The Sunday service runs a similar timetable except the first train to leave Terminal 4 is at 06:05.

Yes. There's 4G-enabled WiFi on most Heathrow Express services on both Business First and Express Standard classes.

Yes. Kids aged 15 years and under travel free in Express Class when travelling with a paying adult, or can travel unaccompanied if they have proof of air travel such as a valid plane ticket or boarding pass. Children aged 15 years and under travel free in Business First only if accompanied by an adult who has bought a Business First ticket.

Contact Heathrow Express

Got a query about your Heathrow Express journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.


Ticket enquiries and refunds

For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to call us on: 0333 202 2222


Delays, lost property and onboard services

If you would like more information regarding Heathrow Express train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then call Heathrow Express on (+44) 203 368 8968

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