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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington

£4 - £35

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

£1 - £11

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Subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Green Park station Piccadilly

£3 - £5

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster 17.1 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster 17.1 miles

£2 - £4

Shuttle  •  28 min

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

£52 - £58

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Westminster 17.1 miles

£65 - £95

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster by train

The train journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Westminster 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 Westminster train service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arrives in London Paddington. Typically 871 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster train schedules

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Westminster is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster 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 20 minutes.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £11 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Heathrow Express operates a train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £21 - £35 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 50 min. Three 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 2 hours
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Heathrow Airport to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Hyde Park Corner, Old Park Lane Hard Rock Cafe
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster
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 Westminster
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Westminster
Estimated price
£65 - £95

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster 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 Westminster is 17 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Westminster.

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