There are 7 ways to get from ExCeL London to Heathrow by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Tower Hill Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station Circle

$32 - $49

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Bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551
  2. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

$6

5 alternative options

Tube  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station Piccadilly

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from ExCeL London to Heathrow 24.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from ExCeL London to Heathrow 24.4 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle  •  44 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from ExCeL London to London Heathrow Airport

$60 - $90

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from ExCeL London to London Heathrow Airport 24.3 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from ExCeL London to Heathrow station. However, there are services departing from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station via Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between ExCeL London and Heathrow is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to Heathrow without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from ExCeL London to Heathrow, including transfers.

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ExCeL London to Heathrow bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road station.

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ExCeL London to Heathrow bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between ExCeL London to Heathrow is 24 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from ExCeL London to Heathrow.

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There are 6230+ hotels available in Heathrow. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between ExCeL London, England and Heathrow, England?

You can take a bus from ExCeL London to Heathrow via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road and Covent Garden, Savoy Street in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tower Hill Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to Heathrow
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from ExCeL London to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Towncar from ExCeL London to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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