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There are 7 ways to get from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, subway, 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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Subway  •  46 min

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

£3 - £5

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Bus  •  45 min

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

£4 - £5

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 16.6 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 16.6 miles

£2 - £4

Shuttle  •  26 min

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

£52 - £58

Towncar  •  26 min

  1. Take a town car from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport 16.6 miles

£30 - £120

Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train

The train journey time between Westminster and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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.

Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Westminster → London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 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 Westminster and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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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Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 45 min.

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

What companies run services between Westminster, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), 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. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 45 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
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 Green Park station to Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 London Victoria Coach Station to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
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 Hyde Park Corner to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 Victoria Coach Station to London Heathrow Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Westminster 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
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£52 - £58
Towncar from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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

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Westminster 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 Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Westminster to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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