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Heathrow Express Tickets – London Airport Transfer

Heathrow Express Tickets – London Airport Transfer Loading
Price: £21.00 Buy Now

The Heathrow Express is a high speed train between Heathrow and London. The trains depart up to every 15 minutes and take just 15 minutes.

  • Save £5 per ticket when you book now at the VisitBritain Shop, compared to buying when you’re on the train (standard class only)
  • The fastest transfer from Heathrow to central London
  • Available from all terminals
  • Runs early morning to late at night

Please read before ordering:

If you require tickets for different dates:

  • Add first booking date to basket
  • From basket, click ‘continue shopping’
  • Add next booking date to basket

Note that if your return journey is more than 30 days after your outbound journey, you will need to buy two single tickets. Bookings can be made for travel up to 6 months in advance.


To place an order add the required quantity to the box below and click on Add to Shopping Basket.

 Single - Airport to LondonSingle - London to AirportReturn / Round Trip
Adult 16+Standard Class£21.00
£21.00
£34.00
First Class£29.00
£29.00
£52.00
Child 5-15Standard Class£10.50
£10.50
£17.00
First Class£14.50
£14.50
£26.00

Please complete the following:

Date of travel

  • Heathrow’s five terminals are covered by three stations, as shown above
  • Stations are signposted from the terminals, and vice versa
  • For first and last train times, please see the FAQs

Operational Info

  • You will receive a confirmation email immediately
  • Your tickets and reference number will be sent on a separate email within one working day (i.e. not at weekends)
  • Check your junk folder if your email does not reach your inbox
  • If there is no email at all, contact us

Heathrow Express tickets


Will I receive a ticket in the post or by email?

Heathrow Express tickets are sent by email.

Can I cancel my order? My plans have changed.

The Heathrow Express e-voucher is valid for 6 months from the date on the e-voucher, so you can use it at a later date or pass it on to somebody else who is travelling to the UK within the valid time period. Airport transfer tickets are non-refundable, as stated in our terms and conditions.

Do I need to redeem my e-voucher?

There is no need to redeem or exchange the e-voucher at a ticket desk. Just print off the e-voucher and the attachment and show it to the staff at the train station, or on board the train if requested to do so.

What’s the journey time from Heathrow to London?

The Heathrow Express takes just 15 minutes to travel between the airport and London Paddington station in Zone 1.

How often do the Heathrow Express trains depart?

Heathrow Express services depart every 15 minutes.

Where are the Heathrow Express departures?

For Heathrow Airport terminals 1, 2 and 3, follow the signs inside the terminal buildings for Heathrow Central train station.

For Heathrow Terminal 4, follow the signs inside the terminal building for the free shuttle bus service to Heathrow Central train station, where you can get on the Heathrow Express train. The shuttle service from Terminal 4 departs every 15 minutes and is a 4 minute journey.

For Heathrow terminal 5, follow the signs inside the building for Heathrow Terminal 5 train station.

At London Paddington, the Heathrow Express usually departs from platforms 6 and 7, but check the electronic boards inside the station for the latest information.

What are the earliest and latest trains on the Heathrow Express schedule?

Departing from London Paddington, the first train is at 5.10am and the last train is at 11.25pm.

Departing from Heathrow Terminal 5, the first train is at 5.07am and the last train is at 11.42pm.

Departing from Heathrow Central, the first train is at 5.12am Monday to Saturday and 5.08am on Sundays. The last train is at 11.48pm.

For Heathrow Terminal 4, the first shuttle to Heathrow Central train station is at 5.23am Monday to Saturday and 5.53am on Sundays.

How far in advance can I book my Heathrow Express airport transfer?

Heathrow Express airport transfers can be booked up to six months in advance.

I have not received my ticket yet – what should I do?

Heathrow Express tickets are sent by e-voucher to the email address you provide when purchasing. It will be emailed within 1 working day of purchase. Please check your spam or junk mail folder as your email filtering system may have miscategorised our email. Please contact us if you have not received your e-voucher after 3 working days.



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