London Heathrow Airport is located 24km (15 miles) west of central London.
Heathrow Airport Ltd.
The Compass Centre
Dialling Code: +44
Telephone: +44-844/335 18 01
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From central London, take the westbound A4 and either continue to the airport site or turn onto the westbound M4 or A30, depending on the terminal. Terminal 3 can be reached via the M4 (junction 4) and A4, Terminal 4 is reached via the A30, and Terminal 5 can be accessed via the A30 and then the Southern Perimeter Road. All terminals are easily accessible from the M25, either from junction 14 (Terminals 4 and 5) or junction 15 (Terminals 1 and 3).
The Heathrow Express (heathrowexpress.com) non-stop train service links London Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station every 15 minutes (journey time: 15-20 minutes). A cheaper option from Paddington is the twice-hourly Heathrow Connect (heathrowconnect.com), which stops at intermediate stations (journey time: 25 minutes). For national rail travel information, contact the 24-hour National Rail Enquiries line (nationalrail.co.uk).
London Heathrow Airport is on the London Underground (tfl.gov.uk) network. Separate stations for Terminals 3, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 are located on the Piccadilly Line, which can take passengers into central London (journey time: 50 minutes).
Numerous local buses (tfl.gov.uk) stop at the central bus station (near Terminal 3) as well as at Terminals 4 and 5. At night, the N9 bus service operates to central London.
Coaches connect London Heathrow Airport to more than 500 destinations throughout the United Kingdom. National Express (nationalexpress.com) is the major service provider.
London’s licensed black cabs serve London Heathrow Airport and are available outside each terminal. The journey time to central London is around 60 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
There is a range of car parking options at London Heathrow Airport. Each terminal has its own short-stay car park. Bookings for short- and long-stay parking can be made via the airport website (heathrowairport.com).
Business and valet parking (which is available at each terminal) is also bookable through the airport’s website. Motorbikes can park free of charge in designated areas at each terminal.