National Express Coach service at Heathrow
Journey time and frequency, fares and stops locations
Journey time and schedules
Direct buses from Heathrow Airport to London (Victoria Bus Station) depart from 4:20 am, and the last coach of the day arrives in London at 10:50 pm, offering travel times from 40 to 70 minutes to Victoria Bus Station (and many other destinations).
In the opposite direction, the first service departs from Victoria Bus Station at 03:00 and arrives at Heathrow Central Bus Station (for Terminals 2 and 3) at 03:40. The bus arrives at Terminal 5 at 03:55 and 04:10.
The National Express one way fare from the airport to central London starts from £3,10 to £5,10 with Oyster card from or £6,00 cash.
Two 20 kg bags and one carry-on bag can be carried per adult.
Another direct route offered by the National Express service is the direct connection between Heathrow and Gatwick Airport with 80 daily departures (from £25) and a travel duration of 1 hour 05 minutes (under normal traffic conditions).
Direct connection to Luton Airport with 28 daily departures from £15 (approximate journey time: 70 min).
Direct connection to Stansted Airport with 20 daily departures from £19 (approximate journey time: 90 min).
Other important routes are Reading RailAir, NX Woking, Oxford Airline and Brighton
Pick-ups and deliveries
Terminals 2 and 3 – coaches arrive and depart from the Central Bus Station, which is only a 5-minute walk from the terminal buildings via the elevator, escalators and travelators. All coaches depart from stands 7-17.
Terminal 4 – stops are located just outside the terminal building at arrivals level. A free shuttle service to Central Bus Station and Terminal 5 is available at stop 7 outside arrivals. Buses can be found in stands 12-14.
Terminal 5 – Stops are between platforms 13-15 just outside the terminal building at arrivals level. Also available:
Reading RailAir and NX Woking 701 are departing from Stand 9.
Oxford Airline services depart from Stand 10.
Gatwick and Brighton boundary services depart from platforms 11 and 12.
All other coaches departures leave from stand 13-15.