London Underground Trains

Train Service For Departing Heathrow Airport and Arriving at Heathrow Airport

Is The London Underground The Right Transport For You?

London Underground's Piccadilly Line provides a cost-effective rail route between Heathrow and the capital. For the cheapest train London Underground will be your best option. The Tube is cheaper than the Heathrow Express or Heathrow Connect but it takes a lot longer


Lost Property London Underground

Lost property on all London Underground and Transport for London (tfl) is handled by London Underground Lost Property Office

Contact details and opening hours for Lost Property London Underground

Address: Lost Property Office, 200 Baker Street, London NW1 5RZ
Opening hours: 08:30 - 16:00 Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)
Phone: 0343 222 1234
Email: For general enquiries about the Lost Property Office, contact us at

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London Underground Operating Hours & Journey Times

Piccadilly Tube services leave Heathrow every few minutes from approximately 5.10am to 11.45pm (11.30pm Sundays). The Picadilly Line runs 24hour a day on the weekends.

The average journey time to central London is about 50 - 60 minutes. Tubes run every five minutes at peak times and every nine minutes at off-peak times and weekends. It takes an additional five minutes to reach Terminals 1, 2 & 3.


London Underground Tickets  & Oyster Cards

You have the option of either buying paper tickets or an Oyster Card to use the London Underground. Purchasing an Oyster Card is recommended is it makes all the fares cheaper. However you must pay £5 deposit on the card, you receive this £5 back if you return it to a ticket booth when you leave London. 


London Underground Tickets

Underground tickets are available at all stations. The single cash fare to central London (Zone 1) is £6.00. A one-day Travelcard, giving unlimited travel in Zones 1-6, costs £17.20 (Anytime) or £12.10 (off-peak). For more information visit or visit the Travel Information Centre at Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 underground station.


London Underground Oyster cards

You can buy Oyster card and top it up at:

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Ticket machines in Heathrow Underground stations
Rail and Underground desk in Terminal 5 arrivals hall
London Transport Visitor Centre opposite the entrance to Terminal 2 & 3 underground station
Ticket machines at the end of the moving walkway from Terminal 3, close to Terminal 1,2,3 underground station (debit and credit cards only)


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London Underground Luggage Allowance

There is no limit on luggage on The London Underground, however is it a very busy train system.

Arriving in central London during the rush hour

If you get on the underground at Heathrow airport between 7.30am–8.30am or 4.30pm–6.30pm Monday–Friday, by the time you reach central London the trains and platforms will be crowded. It can be difficult getting off the train with a lot of luggage.



What Are The Boarding Points At Heathrow Airport  & London?

Heathrow Airport Underground Stations

Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 have their own underground stations. Terminals 2 and 3 share an underground station known as ‘Terminals 2 & 3’. (Terminal 1 is now closed).

All the underground stations are clearly signposted from the arrivals hall of each terminal.

Terminal 2

Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station is a 3‐4 minute walk from Terminal 2.

Terminal 3

Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station is a 5 minute walk from Terminal 3. There are moving walkways for most of the route.

Terminal 4

Terminal 4 has its own underground station. Turn left out of arrivals and take the lift down one level.

Terminal 5

Terminal 5 has its own underground station. Turn right out of arrivals and take the lift down.