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Distance from London Heatrow Airport to Downtown London:
- 15 miles
Approximate travel time:
- 50 min. in taxi (depending on traffic)
- 15 min. on Heathrow Express
- 50 min. on London Underground
- 25 min. on Heathrow Connect
Taxi cost approx:
- £ 70-80 each way
Heathrow Express cost:
- £ 20 one way / £34 two way
London Underground cost:
- £5.00 each way
Heathrow Connect cost:
- £ 7.40 one-way
Heathrow International Airport (LHR) is one of the busiest airports in the world and is located roughly 15 miles from London’s city center.
If you are looking to exchange the currency, Foreign Exchanges and ATMs are available at all the terminals. In addition, the airport has many prayer rooms available including Catholic, Free Church, Anglican, Jewish, Hindu, Muslim and Sikh chaplains.
If you are looking for the convenience and comfort of a nearby hotel during your layover, your private room is only a quick shuttle ride away. And the best of all: you only pay for the time you stay. Work-out, dine, rest, work, shower, and refresh before the next leg of your journey at up to a 70% savings. Check out our list of Day-Use Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotels.
Taxis are available outside the airport for quick transport, and there are also car rental companies onsite.Heathrow airport is also well connected with public transportation. While taking the London Underground is the cheapest way to get into London, it can take up to an hour each way. If you’re strapped for time, the Heathrow Express train can get you into London for as little as 15 minutes.
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