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There are 6 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Line 205 bus, train

  1. Take the line 205 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station
  2. Take the train from London Paddington Train Station to London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Drive

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Shuttle

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport

London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by bus and train

The journey time between London Kings Cross Station and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 37 min. Operated by London Buses, Heathrow Express, TfL Rail and others, the London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) service departs from King's Cross St. Pancras and arrives in London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station. Typically 647 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
43 min
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
52 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
37 min
Journey distance:
18 miles
Services per week:
647
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:05
Last service departs at:
22:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus and train schedules

Departing Friday, September 24, 2021

London Kings Cross Station → London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from King's Cross St. Pancras station station and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to line 205 bus and train which takes 44 min and costs £5 - £40.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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Map of how to get from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
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 London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times 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
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 King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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 King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from London Kings Cross Station to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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