London Heathrow Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


London Heathrow Airport is a large airport located in London, United Kingdom. It serves London and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code LHR.

London Heathrow Airport is situated in the continent of Europe, specifically in the country of United Kingdom, with latitude 51.4706 and longitude -0.461941.

It has an elevation of 25.30 meters (83 ft) and is identified by the GPS code EGLL.

Elevation25.30 m (83 ft)
AddressHounslow TW6 1QG, United Kingdom
WebsiteLondon Heathrow Airport
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Airport address

London Heathrow Airport

Hounslow TW6 1QG, United Kingdom

Which country is London Heathrow Airport?

London Heathrow Airport is situated in London, which is in United Kingdom, a country located on the continent of Europe.

How do I get from London Heathrow Airport to city centre?

There are several options to get from London Heathrow Airport to the city center:

  1. London Underground (Tube): The Piccadilly Line connects Heathrow Airport with central London. You can take the Tube from any of the four terminals at the airport. The journey to central London takes around 45-60 minutes, depending on your destination.

  2. Heathrow Express: This is a non-stop train service that runs between Heathrow Airport and London Paddington station. It is the fastest option, taking around 15-20 minutes to reach central London. However, it is also the most expensive option.

  3. Heathrow Connect: This is a slower train service that connects Heathrow Airport with several stations in West London and Paddington station. It is cheaper than the Heathrow Express but takes longer to reach central London.

  4. National Express Coaches: There are coach services that operate between Heathrow Airport and various locations in central London. The journey time can vary depending on traffic conditions, but it is generally slower than the train options.

  5. Taxi or Private Transfer: Taxis and private transfer services are available at the airport. They offer a convenient door-to-door service, but they can be more expensive than other options, especially during peak hours.

It is recommended to check the schedules and fares of each option before your journey to choose the most suitable one for your needs.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about London Heathrow Airport.

  1. How many terminals does London Heathrow Airport have? London Heathrow Airport has a total of four terminals: Terminal 2, Terminal 3, Terminal 4, and Terminal 5. Each terminal serves different airlines and destinations.

  2. How far is London Heathrow Airport from central London? London Heathrow Airport is located approximately 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of central London. The travel time to central London can vary depending on the mode of transportation chosen, but it typically takes around 30-60 minutes by taxi or private car, and around 15-45 minutes by train or the London Underground.

  3. What amenities and facilities are available at London Heathrow Airport? London Heathrow Airport offers a wide range of amenities and facilities to enhance passengers' travel experience. These include various dining options, duty-free shopping, currency exchange services, lounges, free Wi-Fi, baby care facilities, prayer rooms, and medical centers. Additionally, the airport provides services for passengers with reduced mobility and offers a variety of transportation options to and from the airport.


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