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

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Train  •  15 min

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

£4 - £35

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Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Heathrow 16.4 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Heathrow 16.4 miles

£2 - £4

Shuttle  •  26 min

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

£52 - £58

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport 16.1 miles

£30 - £120

London Paddington Station to Heathrow by train

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Heathrow is around 19 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 Paddington Station to Heathrow train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3. Typically 785 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
19 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Trains per week:
785
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 train schedules

London Paddington Station → Heathrow
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Heathrow is to train which costs £4 - £35 and takes 15 min.

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

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Heathrow is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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

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

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

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London Paddington Station to Heathrow train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Heathrow is 16 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Heathrow.

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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

Heathrow Express operates a train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 every 20 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 London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26 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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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