Current service information:
Services are running on time today. Our team will be here to help with any enquiries from 7am (Mon-Fri) and 8am (Sat-Sun) #hexupdates

Heathrow to London Paddington Trains

+SERVICE UPDATE FOR SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2016: Departures every 30 minutes From Heathrow to London Paddington+

Due to Network Rail improvement work, services will depart every 30 minutes on Saturday 26 November. 

Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
The first service departs at 05:10 and then at 40 and 10 minutes past the hour with the last service at 23:40

Heathrow Terminals 2&3 to London Paddington
The first service departs at 05:15 and then at 45 and 15 minutes past the hour with the last service at 23:45

The free terminal transfer service will run as normal.


+SERVICE UPDATE FOR SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2016: No service until 12:00 noon+

Due to Network Rail improvement work, there will be no services until 12:00 noon on Sunday 27 November 2016.
 
Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
The first service departs at 12:18

Heathrow Terminals 2&3 to London Paddington
The first service departs at 12:23

The free terminal transfer service will serve all stations and start at 09:20 on this day



For the latest service information, please check our website or Twitter page (@heathrowexpress) before you travel.




Below is our normal scheduled timetable information. For up to date train times and information please see above and check our Service Information 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, 06:23 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 Friday, 05:26 Saturdays and 06:02 Sundays.




Monday - Thursday

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour*
Until
Terminal 5
05:07
05:27
05:42 05:57 12
27
42
57
22:12 22:42 23:12  23:42
Terminal 4**
05:23 05:31 05:56 06:11 11
26
41
56
22:11  22:38 23:11 23:41
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
22:18 22:48 23:18 23:48
Fridays

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 05:56 06:11 11
26
41
56
23:26 23:41
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
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**
05:26 05:41 05:56 06:11 11
26
41
56
23:11 23:26 23:41
Terminal 2 & 3
05:12
05:33 05:48 06:03 03
18
33
48
23:18 23:33 23:48
Sundays

Departing
First Trains
Then these mins
past the hour*
Until
Terminal 5
06:18
06:48
03
18
33
48
23:33
23:48
Terminal 4**
06:02
06:22
53
13
25
41
23:25
 23:41
Terminal 2 & 3 06:23
06:53
08
23
38
53
23:38 23:53

* From Monday to Thursday, Heathrow Express departs every 30 minutes after 22:00. Services start at 22:11 from Terminal 4 until 23:41, 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.


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.

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