Travelling from Reading to Heathrow Airport?

With regular trains running directly from Reading to London Paddington, taking the train to Heathrow Airport couldn't be simpler. Once at London Paddington catch the Heathrow Express for the fastest way non-stop to Heathrow Central.
 

Heathrow Express Time Comparison

Heathrow Express connects London Paddington station and Heathrow terminals. Travelling between Heathrow Central and London Paddington takes just 15 minutes making it the fastest way to go. Plus with a National Rail Passenger Survey result of 95%, our customers have rated us number one rail operator in the UK spring 2019.

London Paddington is on the London Underground network connecting to the Bakerloo, Hammersmith and City, Circle and District lines. With a variety of places to stay, eat and things to do London Paddington is a great place to base your stay. You also can connect out of London Paddington to the west on the Great Western Railway.

Take a look at our guides to London Paddington and Central London to make the most of your travel:

Visitors guide to London Paddington

Visitors guide to London 

Connecting quickly and travelling in comfort are central to the Heathrow Express experience:

  • Non-stop in 15 minutes between Heathrow Central and London Paddington
  • Plenty of luggage space
  • Premium seating
  • At-seat power
  • Free 4G wifi

Upgrade to Business First for a larger seating area, personal table & complimentary newspapers.

 

*Journey times based on route between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 3. Data sources: Google Maps for journey time by Taxi, TfL Journey Planner for journey time by Tube Tfl Rail and Heathrow Express. For Tube and Tfl Rail, the journey time represents an average, based on estimated best journey times shown on TfL Journey Planner on the hour every hour from 5am to 10pm for each day of August 2019. For Taxi, the journey time represents an average, based on an estimated range of journey times shown on Google Maps on the hour every hour from 5am to 10pm for each day of August 2019.