How do I get into London from Heathrow Airport?
Flying into Heathrow Airport? Need to find accommodation for your stay? Maybe you need to know how to get from the airport to your accommodation? Let TravelStay be your guide!
If you are wanting to stay near the airport, these accommodations will give you budget-friendly options for your stay. Most have Airport Transfers (*) available to get from the busy airport to your awaiting room. ( * Transfers may not be available at all hours and may have additional charges, dependent upon the accommodation.) Alternatively, Hotel Transfer Buses are available.
Of course, if you are looking to go into Central London, there are a few different options for getting there. Check out the following information on how to get into Central London by Tube, Rail, Bus, or Taxi.
Central London by Tube
- Heathrow Airport is easily accessible by the London Underground network. A Single Fare ticket to Central London costs £5.70. Take a ride on the Piccadilly Line to Hammersmith (Click here for Hammersmith Accommodations) or Kings Cross (Click here for Kings Cross Accommodations) or any of the other many stops along the way.
- For more information on tube services, view the following Help Page: London Underground
Central London by Rail
- Want the fastest way to get to Zone 1 in Central London? Arrive in Paddington in 15 minutes by taking the Heathrow Express. Tickets booked in advance are available from £21.50 (or £26.50 on board). Click here for Paddington Accommodations.
- Want fast but not wanting to spend quite as much? Try the Heathrow Connect. Paddington becomes 25 minutes away, but travel can be booked for only £10.10.
Central London by Bus - Not the fastest way to get to London, but this does give you some of the least expensive options.
- National Express offers a coach service with more than 500 destinations.
- Local Buses offer transport options for as little as £1.45 with a pay-as-you-go adult fare.
Central London by Taxi - Take advantage of the well-known London black taxis or hire private minicabs from Heathrow Airport. Please note that Taxi service rates tend to begin at around £50.00 and are much more likely to be closer to £75.00.
(All travel rates on this information page are accurate as of 14 August 2015. TravelStay makes no guarantee that rates will remain constant nor that any transport method will be operating at full capacity at the time of your journey. Please organise your travel plans accordingly.)