TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL - Airport Connections



HEATHROW Gatwick Airport  Stansted Airport City Airport Luton Airport

HEATHROW the UK's largest airport is situated 15 miles from the heart of London within 6 zones transport network

Underground - Piccadilly line


Piccadilly Line provides quick, cost-effective route from the airport to central London.
Stations Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3 and
Heathrow Terminal 4 are in zone 6.
Tube zone

Journey time under an hour, trains operate every 3-8 minutes

Single journey - transfer ticket  (zone 1-6)

£ 3.80

One day travelcard (zones 1-6)
  Adult:  £ 5.40
Child £ 5.40


The non-stop train service that offers the fastest travel option to Paddington Station in central London


Stations: Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3  & Heathrow Terminal 4 - to Paddington Station (zone 1)

Paddington Stn - zone 1

Journey time 15 min; 7-8 minutes more to and from Terminal 4.
  Services run every 15 min from 05:10 to 23:47
(from Heathrow)
Cost: Standard single fare £ 13.00
  Standard return £ 25.00
* Travelcards are not valid for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Express.

BUSES and Night Bus N9

Heathrow is served by an extensive network of local buses . N9 is a night bus connecting Heathrow with central London



Stations: Central Bus Station. Some services also stop at Terminal 4.
Zone: all zones
Journey time variable
N9 - the service runs every 30 minutes
Cost: Standard single fare to any zone
£ 1.00

One day travelcard (zones 1-6)
  Adult:  £ 5.40
Child £ 2.00
Purchase a Travelcard and you're covered for underground and buses too


operates frequently between all four terminals and Kings Cross in central London


Stops: Holland Park, Notting Hill Gate, Queensway, Lancaster Gate, Marble Arch, Baker Street, Great Portland Street, Euston and Russell Square
Zone: all stops in zone 1
Journey time approx. 1 hour 40 minutes.
There are two buses an hour. The first bus from Kings Cross leaves at 04:00 and the last at 20:00.
Cost: Single fare £   8.00
  Return ticket £ 12.00
Travelcards are not valid for Airbus


There are a number of coach services that link the airports, or you can take one of the Airport Express trains which operate from central London.



By Coach
National Express Airport No. 700

Non-stop inter-airport transfer Heathrow & Gatwick
Operate: every 15-20 minutes
Journey time approx 70 minutes
National Express coaches 707/717/727/797 to Gatwick Airport
Operate: every 30 minutes
Journey time: approx 70 minutes
By Train
By tube from Heathrow Airport to Victoria Station.

Gatwick Express departs every 15 minutes from London Victoria station and takes just 30 minutes to Gatwick South Terminal



BY COACH: National Express coaches 717/727/797 to Stansted
Operate: every 30 or 60 minutes
Journey time approx 90 minutes
Cost: Single  £ 18.00
  Return  £ 24.00
By tube from Heathrow Airport to Liverpool Street station in central London

Stansted Express trains depart every 15 or 30 minutes with an average journey time of 45 minutes. They run between London Liverpool Street station and Stansted Airport.



BY COACH: National Express coaches 707/230/787 to Luton
Operate: every 30 or 60 minutes
Journey time approx 90 minutes
Cost: Single  £ 18.00
  Return  £ 24.00


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