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

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Subway, train  •  37 min

  1. Take the subway from Piccadilly Circus station to Paddington station Bakerloo
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

£6 - £38

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Bus  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the bus from St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

£2

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Subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from Piccadilly Circus station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station Piccadilly

£3 - £5

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 16.4 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 16.4 miles

£2 - £4

Shuttle  •  26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport

£52 - £58

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport 16.4 miles

£30 - £120

Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Royal Academy and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is around 36 min and covers a distance of around 17 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 27 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Heathrow Express, TfL Rail and others, the Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) service departs from Royal Academy and arrives in Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3. Typically 729 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
36 min
Fastest journey time:
27 min
Services per week:
729
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) walk, subway and train schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Royal Academy → London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Piccadilly Circus 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 47 min.

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The distance between Royal Academy and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to subway and train which takes 37 min and costs £6 - £40.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy station.

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Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Piccadilly Circus station.

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Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Piccadilly Circus station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy to Heathrow Central Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

Train operators
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 Piccadilly Circus station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Piccadilly Circus station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
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 St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 16 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Royal Academy to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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