Overview

Transportation from London Heathrow International : Heathrow is 15 mines west of central London. (Hotel Shuttles: Dot2Dot  is a hotel shuttle departing from each of the terminals; and HotelHoppa buses serve the hotels in the Heathrow area.) 
From Terminal to Motorways: T1, T2 & T3  from M4 (Jct 4); T4 directly from A30; T5 is close to motorway M25, accessible via dedicated motorway spur between junctions 14 & 15 (a 21-minute ride from central London via express rail link).

The Heathrow Express from Terminals 1 - 5 to London : (all figures are erstimates)
a. From T1 or T2 to:  (a) T3 - a 10-15-min. walk;  (b) T4 or T5  Heathrow Express, 20 mins - or take the London Underground; 16 mins.
b. From T3 to:  (a) T1 - a 10-min. walk;  (b) T4 or T5  Heathrow Express, 20 mins - or take the London Underground; 16 mins.
c. From T4 to:  (a) T1 or T3 take  Heathrow Express, 20 mins; (b) T5, take Bus 490 or 482; 20 mins.(T4 passengers should change  to the free transfer train to T1, 2 & 3.
d. From T5 to:  (a) T1 or T3 take Heathrow Express (to London Paddington), 20 mins, or London Underground; 16 mins.  (b) to T4 take bus 490 or 482;  20 mins.
Note that transfer time quoted above does not include time needed to pick up a bag, or if you arranged flight connections yourself:

The Heathrow Express train offers non-stops to London's Paddington station, leaving every 15 minutes from either the 'Heathrow Terminal 5' station or the 'Heathrow Central' station (T1 & T3). The trip takes 15 minutes.
The Heathrow Connect to Paddington, stopping at  five National Rail stations en route, stops at Heathrow Central station (T1 & T3) and at T4, leave every 30 minutes and take 25 minutes.

By subway to central London: The London Underground Piccadilly line has four stations serving T1, T3 & T4;  The average time to get from T1 & T3 tube stations to Central London is 40-50 minutes.

Buses connecting to Rail Stations: (a) Two RailAir coach lines serve nearby railway stations serving different areas- one at Reading and one at Woking; and (b) London Buses to the Feltham station are served by route 285 departing from T1 & T3 and route 490 from T4 & T5.
Other Bus Services:
1. Express Buses: The Green Line route 724 serves Watford, St. Albans & Harlow; London Buses route X26 serves Croydon and Carousel Buses serve High Wycombe.
2. London City Buses, First Berkshire and The Thames Valley serve nearby towns & suburbs.
3. Night bus N9 serves central London during non-operatonal hours of trains.

NEWS:  In June 2013 it was announced that Heathrow is planning for increased connectivity via rail links, which would allow over 70 percent of UK's population to reach Heathrow within 3 hours by public transit & 12M within one hour. Rail capacity is to increase three-fold to 15,000 seats per hour or from 18 to 40 trains per hour.



Buses To City

Service Name: HEATHROW TO FELTHAM (BUS ROUTE 285)
Service Area: Heathrow to Feltham for trains to Richmond, Camberley, Bracknell, London Waterloo and Clapham Junction
Fare Information: Single under 5
Contact Information: +44 (0)20 7222 1234
Service Name: HEATHROW TO FELTHAM (BUS ROUTE 490)
Service Area: The 490 bus runs from Terminal 5 to Richmond via Terminal 4, Hatton Cross and Feltham station
Fare Information: Single under 5
Contact Information: +44 (0)20 7222 1234
Service Name: HEATHROW TO WATFORD JUNCTION
Service Area: from Heathrow to Watford Junction, for trains to the Midlands, Manchester, Liverpool, north-west England and Scotland
Fare Information: Single 7.50, return 15
Contact Information: 0844 801 7261
Service Name: HEATHROW TO WOKING
Service Area: From Heathrow to Woking station, for trains to Aldershot, Winchester, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Southampton and Bournemouth
Fare Information: Single 9, day return 12, return 18
Service Name: LOCAL BUSES TO HEATHROW
Service Area: Heathrow and towns in west London
Fare Information: 2.20
Contact Information: 020 7222 1234
Location: Terminals 1 and 3

Train To City

Service Name: HEATHROW CONNECT
Service Area: the airport with local stations in west London
Fare Information: 4.90 - 8.50
Contact Information: 0845 748 4950
Service Name: HEATHROW EXPRESS
Service Area: between the airport and central London
Fare Information: 32
Contact Information: 0845 600 15 15
Service Name: HEATHROW TO READING
Service Area: Bristol, west and south-west England, south Wales, the south Midlands and the Cotswolds
Fare Information: Single 13, day return 14.50, return 21
Contact Information: 0118 957 9425





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