There are 6 ways to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5

£29 - £48

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Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway N1
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 N9

£4

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Train, subway via London Charing Cross  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the subway from Leicester Square station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station Piccadilly

£8 - £20

Train, subway  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station Piccadilly

£9 - £12

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station 29.1 miles

£75 - £90

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station 29.1 miles

£5 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station is to bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal and arriving at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 via Temple, Aldwych Somerset House. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Woolwich Arsenal Station station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5 via Bank station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Heathrow Terminal 5 station is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station, including transfers.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 and takes 2h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Woolwich Arsenal Station, England and Heathrow Terminal 5 station, England?

You can take a train from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station via Bank DLR Station, Bank station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 1h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station via Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal, Temple, Aldwych Kingsway, Temple, Aldwych Somerset House, and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£5 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £4
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£3 - £5
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 Leicester Square station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £8
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 Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station is 29 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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