London Heathrow Airport LHR FAQs

What is the cheapest way to get from Heathrow to Central London?

Whether it’s the National Express bus, the tube (the tube) or the TFL train are the cheapest ways to get to central London from Heathrow airport. The first two go to Victoria (bus and tube station respectively) and the TFL train goes to Paddington station.

Rates of £5.10 (Monday to Friday from 06.30 to 09.30 and the rest of the hours and holidays £3.10, paying with Oyster card or Contactless credit or debit card. (Cash £6.00).

The time of journey to Victoria station is 50 minutes by tube or 1 hour by bus and 30-35 minutes to Paddington by train Children under 11 travel free when accompanied by an adult.

What is the fastest way to get from Heathrow to Central London?

The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (wait a few more minutes for Terminal 4 or 5). Trains leave every 15 minutes. see more

Where to wait for an Uber?

Terminal 2 – Level 4, Row H (Short stay car park 2)
Terminal 3 – Level 3, Row A (Short stay car park Park 3)
Terminal 4 – Level 1, Private Hire Pickup
Terminal 5 – Level 1, Row R (Short stay car park 5). Fares start at £30. A taxi fare ranges from £45 to £75

How to get free Wi-Fi access?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal. You must select _Heathrow Wi-Fi and follow the instructions on the screen. Once registered, you will have unlimited free wi-fi during your stay at Heathrow. In addition, there are free internet kiosks in all terminals.

Is it possible to buy a SIM card at the airport?

Sim Local is a shop that sells various SIM cards from UK network operators. You can also get the latest range of SIM Free/Unlocked phones and accessories. Location: in Arrivals T2 (level 1), T3 and T5 in Arrivals Level 0 (6 am to 10 pm).

Where can I find currency exchange services and ATMs, tellers?

Travelex offers currency exchange services, as well as money transfers through Western Union and Xpress Money. Travelex pick up points can be found in T2
before security (check-in area), T3
before security (first floor next to security), T4
before security (exits) and T5
Before security (departure area B).
Various cash points (ATMs) can be found in each terminal. They accept all major debit and credit cards and you can withdraw euros as well as pounds sterling.

How long does it take to change terminals at Heathrow?

You can walk (10 minutes) between terminals 2 and 3 through the pedestrian walkways. For passengers with walking difficulties, you can request special assistance.
Terminals 4 and 5 have free shuttle trains that run in 20 minutes between both and Heathrow Central Station (Terminals 2 and 3).

There are four trains per hour. The subway also runs between the terminals. The transfer is only free with the London Oyster card or a contactless payment card. Average travel time: 16 minutes.

Is there any shuttle service between Heathrow and other London airports?

The National Express coach express bus service offers a direct connection between Heathrow and Gatwick airports with 80 daily departures (from £25) and a journey time of 1 hour 5 minutes (in normal traffic conditions). There is also a service to Luton with 28 daily departures from £15 (70 min) and 20 daily departures to Stansted Airport £19 (90 min)

Where is the lost and found desk?

If you lose something within the airport grounds, find the Terminal 3 lost and found office on the Heathrow Express Station mezzanine, below the Terminal 3 arrivals hall or in the Terminal 5 arrivals hall , close to domestic arrivals. If you have already left the airport, check for your missing belongings at

Is there luggage storage at Heathrow?

Excess Baggage Company offers long and short term luggage storage. Fees: First 3 hours £7.50 per item, 24 hours £12.50. You can also book in advance

Are there hotels inside the Terminals?

Heathrow offers hotels, day rooms and cabins. Hotel reservation counters are located at the arrivals of each terminal. Aerotel (Terminal 3) is connected to Terminal 3 Arrivals.

Hilton (Terminal 4)
The four-star hotel has three restaurants, business centers and a fitness center.

YOTEL (Terminal 4)
It is a Japanese-inspired capsule hotel with 32 cabins, which can be booked for a few hours onwards.

Sofitel (Terminal 5)
It is a luxury hotel with 605 rooms, two restaurants and conference facilities.