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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5

£4 - £35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 18.3 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 18.3 miles

£2 - £4

London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 by train

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Heathrow Airport London T5 is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest train normally takes 21 min. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail and East Midlands Railways, the London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Heathrow Terminal 5. Typically 638 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
24 min
Fastest train time:
21 min
Trains per week:
638
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:42
Last train departs at:
23:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

London Paddington Station → Heathrow Airport London T5
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 is to train which costs £4 - £35 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Heathrow Airport London T5 is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £4 - £35.

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The train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5 takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from London Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 is 18 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Heathrow Airport London T5, England?

Heathrow Express operates a train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5 every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £24 - £35 and the journey takes 22 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£7 - £12
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £16
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£10 - £15
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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