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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington London Heathrow Airport T5 Train Station - London Paddington Train Station

£4 - £35

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Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station 16.6 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station 16.6 miles

£2 - £4

Shuttle  •  28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station

£52 - £58

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station 16.6 miles

£30 - £120

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station by train

The train journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Paddington Station is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest train normally takes 14 min. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail and East Midlands Railways, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station train service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arrives in London Paddington. Typically 975 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Train distance:
15 miles
Trains per week:
975
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → London Paddington Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Paddington Station is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 28 min.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Paddington Station is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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The train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station is 17 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station.
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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Heathrow Express operates a train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £21 - £35 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £11
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Paddington Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Hounslow Minicab
Phone
+44 208 577 1111
Website
hounslowminicab.co.uk
Heathrow Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3475 8961
Website
taxi-from-heathrow-airport.co.uk
Airport Taxis & Transfers
Phone
+44 7808 789 089
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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