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Heathrow Express Timetable 2016

This is our scheduled timetable. Please check our Service Information page for today's live updates and future service changes.

Ensure that you are on time for your flight with the Heathrow Express. We operate a frequent timetable and a travel time of just 15 minutes. Find the best Heathrow Express train for you. Our online timetable will help you to plan your journey.

Train Times - London Paddington to Heathrow Airport

Train Times - Heathrow Airport to London Paddington

Late Monday to Thursday Service Amends

Due to Crossrail improvement work, Heathrow Express departs every 30 minutes after 22:00 with services at:


At the following times

London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5
Monday to Thursday Departures only




At the following times

Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
Monday to Thursday Departures only



How long does the journey between London and Heathrow take?

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 Paddington?

The first train departs Paddington at 05.10 Monday - Saturday, and at 06:10 on Sunday.

What time is the first train from Heathrow Airport?

  • Terminals 2 and 3: 05:12 Monday to Saturday, 06:23 on Sundays.
  • Terminal 5: 05:07 Monday to Saturday, 06:18 on Sundays.
  • Terminal 4: First transfer to Heathrow Central is 05:23 Monday to Saturday, 06:02 Sundays.

Where to catch trains

Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 should change on to the free transfer train at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 (connecting trains every 15 minutes, journey time four minutes).

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