Heathrow Express

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Heathrow Express

General

Heathrow Express is a rail operator running trains between London Heathrow Airport and London. 

Map

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats  
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free 4G Wifi 
  • Free newspapers and magazines
  • Free refresments 

Catering
No.  

Wifi
Wifi is available for free 

Power sockets  
Available at all 1st class seats.

Children

  • Children up to 4 years travel for free when they don't need an own seat.
  • Children from 5 untill 15 years get a 50% discount on most tickets
  • Seat reservations are possible for kids between 5 and 15, but not for children below 5 years. 

Animals
Small dogs, cats and other small are allowed, max. 2 per person. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times unless contained in a basket. 
Dogs without leads, cats, birds and small animals must be carried in an enclosed basket, cage or pet carrier. Animals and containers must not occupy seats, otherwise a charge will be made. 

Luggage
Officially there is a luggage limit of two large suitcases per passengers with the height+width+length not larger than 158 cm and not heavier then 32 kg each, but in practice this isn't enforced.  There are luggage racks for big suitcases and backpacks near the entrance doors, for smaller bags there is space in the overhead luggage racks and under your seat. 

Boarding 
No. 

Railcards  
You can use all national Railcards on all trains of Arriva Trains Wales. 

Interrail / Eurail / BritRail 
Passengers with a valid BritRailInterrail or Eurail-pass can use all trains of Arriva Trains Wales. Seat reservations are optional and can be made up to one day in advance. 

Groups 
For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fares, see Group travel by train.

Business
The first class offers all the amenities needed for the business traveller to work and relax on board including special departure lounges, flexible fares and meals and wifi on board. See also Business travel by train.

At the station
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.   

London Heathrow - Info

Railway Station London Heathrow

Heathrow Airport has 3 train stations, Terminal 4, Terminal 5 and Terminal 2/3. 
The journey time to London is about 22 minutes. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Sunday 05:00 - 23:40

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: no
  • Bicycle hire: no
  • First class lounge: no
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  yes,  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located at Terminal 4 (Arrivals). Mon - Sun 05:30 - 23:00.
  • Parking: no

To the airport terminal

  • Walking: 1 minute
  • Bike: -
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: -

Finding your platform:

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

 

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London Paddington - Info

Railway Station London

"London Paddington" is one of the main stations in London and is the starting station of all trains of Great Western Railway to Bristol, Exeter, Cornwall, Cardiff and Swansea. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: There are Santander Cycles available for rent near this station. See Santander Cycle Hire for further details
  • First class lounge: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Situated on platform 12. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00
  • Parking: yes

To Heathrow

To the Big Ben

  • Underground: Circle to Victoria
  • Walking: 56 minutes
  • Bike: 22 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 76 
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London Waterloo

  • Underground: Bakerloo to Waterloo Underground Station
  • Walking: 71 minutes
  • Bike: 27 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 76
  • Taxi: 30 minutes

To London Kings Cross / St Pancras International

  • Underground: Circle to Kings Cross
  • Walking: 59 minutes
  • Bike: 25 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205, 214
  • Taxi: 17 minutes

To London Euston

  • Underground: Bakerloo to Elephant & Castle, change at Oxford Circus, Victoria to Seven Sisters  
  • Walking: 42 minutes
  • Bike: 19 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205
  • Taxi: 10 minutes

To London Victoria

  • Underground: Circle to Victoria
  • Walking: 48 minutes
  • Bike: 18 minutes, see Santander Cycle Hire
  • Bus: Bus 36
  • Taxi: 14 minutes

To London Marylebone

  • Underground: Bakerloo to Elephant & Castle 
  • Walking: 17 minutes
  • Bicycle: 8 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 27, 205
  • Taxi: 7 minutes

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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