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Trains from Heathrow to London Paddington Station

Below is our normal scheduled timetable information. For live service information and future timetable changes please check here before you travel:


Journey times

Non-stop trains run every 15 minutes. The journey between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 takes 15 minutes (allow a few minutes more for Terminal 4 or 5). 

What time is the first train from Heathrow Airport?

  • Terminals 2 and 3: 05:12 Monday to Saturday, 06:05 on Sundays.
  • Terminal 5: 05:07 Monday to Saturday, 06:00 on Sundays.
  • Terminal 4: First transfer to Heathrow Central is 05:23 Monday to Saturdays and 05.53 Sundays.


Monday - Saturday

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour
Until
Terminal 5
05:07
05:27
05:42 05:57 12
27
42
57
23:27 23:42
Terminal 4**

05:23 05:31 05:51 01
21
31
51
23:21  23:31
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 18
33
48 03
23:33 23:48


Sundays

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour
Until
Terminal 5
06:00 06:18 06:33 06:48 03
18
33
48
23:33 23:48
Terminal 4**
~ ~ ~ 05:53 13 25
41
53
23:25 22:41
Terminal 2 & 3
06:05
06:23 06:38 06:53 08
23
38
53
23:38 23:53


** Please note, a change is required at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to connect to the Heathrow Express service to London Paddington.


Heathrow to London Paddington Transfer Time

Heathrow to London Paddington Route Map
  • If you’re arriving at Terminal 2, Terminal 3, follow signs to the Heathrow Express station. From there, take a Heathrow Express service to London Paddington – transfer time is 15 minutes.
  • In Terminal 5 the station is at basement level and reached by lift or escalator. All trains call at Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 and then run non-stop to London Paddington – total transfer time is 21 minutes.
  • In Terminal 4, take the free transfer to Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 (departures every 15 minutes, travel time four minutes). From there, take a Heathrow Express service to London Paddington – transfer time is 15 minutes.

Click here to view Heathrow Airport terminal maps for more information.

Paddington Station

Paddington Station is at the heart of London’s West End and has excellent connections to the rest of the city by taxi, bus or London Underground (District, Circle and Hammersmith and City lines).

The station is a short walk from Bayswater shopping centre, Hyde Park and Little Venice. The area is home to some renowned hotels, including the Hilton and Corus Hyde Park, as well as plenty of restaurants and bars.


* From Monday to Thursday, Heathrow Express departs every 30 minutes after 22:00. Services start at 22:11 from Terminal 4 until 23:26, 22:12 from Terminal 5 until 23:42, and 22:18 from Terminal 2 and 3 until 23:48. This is due to Crossrail improvement work.

** Please note, a change is required at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to connect to the Heathrow Express service to London Paddington.
* From Monday to Thursday, Heathrow Express departs every 30 minutes after 22:00. Services start at 22:11 from Terminal 4 until 23:26, 22:12 from Terminal 5 until 23:42, and 22:18 from Terminal 2 and 3 until 23:48. This is due to Crossrail improvement work.

** Please note, a change is required at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to connect to the Heathrow Express service to London Paddington.

Saturdays

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour
Until
Terminal 5
05:07
05:27
05:42 05:57 12
27
42
57
23:12 23:27 23:42
Terminal 4**

05:23 05:31 05:51 01
21
31
51
23:01 23:21 23:31
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
23:18 23:33 23:48

Saturdays

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour
Until
Terminal 5
05:07
05:27
05:42 05:57 12
27
42
57
23:12 23:27 23:42
Terminal 4**

05:23 05:31 05:51 01
21
31
51
23:01 23:21 23:31
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
23:18 23:33 23:48

Saturdays

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour
Until
Terminal 5
05:07
05:27
05:42 05:57 12
27
42
57
23:12 23:27 23:42
Terminal 4**

05:23 05:31 05:51 01
21
31
51
23:01 23:21 23:31
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
23:18 23:33 23:48

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