Heathrow is one of six airports serving the London area, along with Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Southend and City airport.
The newest terminal at LHR is terminal 2 or Queen’s, used by all Star Alliance flight members. Terminal 5 is used by British Airways and Iberia, the main airline in Spain. The oldest terminals, 3 and 4, is mainly home to Oneworld member airlines and the SkyTeam alliance.
Visitors looking for budget hotels, hostels or b&b’s inside or within easy reach of one of these terminals can book one of our special cheap deals for accommodation. Several properties are located inside Heathrow airport in London. These establishments are connected to either terminal 2, 3 or 4.
Location — London Heathrow airport is located 24km (15 miles) west of the city of London. The Heathrow Express train service runs regularly from the airport to the very heart of central London, with a journey time of just 21 minutes.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : Terminals 1, 2 and 3 can be reached via the following motorways: M4 Junction 4, M25 Junction 15, A4 (local road). Terminal 4 is reached via the following motorways: M4 Junction 3, M25 Junction 14, A30 (local road).
Address — 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AP, UK
Airport Code — LHR
Country Code — 44
Car Hire — Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and National are all represented at each terminal.
Public Transport — #Rail : The frequent Heathrow Express non-stop train service to London Paddington Station takes 15-20 minutes. Paddington is served by mainline national rail routes to the west and south west of England, and is on the London Underground network. From London Victoria Station (see hotels), served by the National Express service (see below), passengers can connect with mainline train services to the south and east of England.
–#Underground: The airport is also on the London Underground’s Piccadilly Line, which can take passengers into the best central London hotels (journey time – 50 minutes).
–#Bus: Numerous local buses stop at the central bus station and Terminals 4 and 5. Bus services include National Express from all five terminals to London Victoria coach station. At night, the N9 bus service travels to central London.
— #Coach: Coaches connect the airport to more than 500 destinations throughout the UK.
— #Taxi: London’s licensed black cabs serve London LHR International Airport and are available outside all the terminals.