How to get from London Heathrow Airport ✈️ to the City Center
London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the largest international airport of London and the second busiest airport in the world. Heathrow Airport is located about 23 km west of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown London by Express Train, Public Train, Underground (Metro, also called Tube), Express Bus, Taxi, Welcome Pickup, Uber or Shared Shuttle.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Heathrow Airport (LHR) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all airport transfers from London Heathrow Airport to the City Center (Paddington Station, Victoria Station, Piccadilly Circus)
|Express train||15 Min.||£ 25||Details|
|Regional train||30 Min.||£ 12.30||Details|
|Tube||60 Min.||£ 3.50||Details|
|Express Bus||40 Min.||£ 6.00||Details|
|Shared Shuttle||60‑90 Min.||£ 45||Details|
|Taxi||60 Min.||£ 60‑80||Details|
|60 Min.||£ 100||Details|
|Uber||60 Min.||£ 50‑120||Details|
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Private transfer) is the more faster and comfortable option.
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