London Underground Trains
Train Service For Departing Heathrow Airport and Arriving at Heathrow Airport
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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 [email protected].
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 tfl.gov.uk/fares-and-payments 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:
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)
London Underground Luggage Allowance
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.
Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station is a 3‐4 minute walk from Terminal 2.
Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station is a 5 minute walk from Terminal 3. There are moving walkways for most of the route.
Terminal 4 has its own underground station. Turn left out of arrivals and take the lift down one level.
Terminal 5 has its own underground station. Turn right out of arrivals and take the lift down.