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Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Heathrow Express

$27 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. National Express / ...

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Tube  •  35 min

  1. Piccadilly

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. 14.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 14.2 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  21 min

$55 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. 14.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  21 min

  1. 14.2 miles

$45 - $65

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Kensington, England?

Heathrow Express operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. London Buses also services this route hourly.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to Earl's Court Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Kensington, Phillimore Gardens
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$45 - $65
uberACCESS
$45 - $65
uberASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
uberXL
$65 - $95
UberEXEC
$70 - $100
UberLUX
$120 - $160
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Kensington is 18 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is to train which takes 15 min and costs £20 - £28.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to London Paddington takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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