Common questions

What is the Heathrow Connect train?

What is the Heathrow Connect train?

Previously known as Heathrow Connect, the newly rebranded TfL Rail trains carry passengers between all four Heathrow Airport terminals and London, with trains arriving into Paddington station. TfL Rail (formerly Heathrow Connect) ticket prices, timetables and service information can be found using our journey planner.

Can you use Oyster on Heathrow Connect?

Transport for London has announced that Oyster Pay-as-you-go and Contactless credit/debit cards will be accepted on the Heathrow Connect service, when TfL Rail takes over responsibility the service from Sunday 20th May.

What happened to Heathrow connect?

The service was launched on 12 June 2005 and ceased on 19 May 2018, when it was absorbed into the TfL Rail concession, in advance of becoming part of the Elizabeth line once the Elizabeth line opens.

Does Heathrow Express go to t5?

Heathrow Express trains stop at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5. Passengers travelling to Terminal 4 should change on to the free transfer train at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 (connecting trains every 15 minutes, journey time four minutes).

Which line is Moorgate on?

Northern City line
The Northern City line is a six-stop underground route from Moorgate to Finsbury Park. (It’s officially, if confusingly, known as the Moorgate line.)

Is Heathrow Express national rail?

Heathrow Express is an airport rail link between London Heathrow Airport and London Paddington. It is an open-access operator, formed in 1998, and is operated by Heathrow Express Operating Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Heathrow Airport Holdings….Heathrow Express.


What is the longest Tube line in London?

The longest continuous tunnel is on the Northern line and runs from East Finchley to Morden (via Bank), a total of 17.3 miles.

How often does the Heathrow Connect train run?

The service followed the same route as the non-stop Heathrow Express service but called at certain intermediate stations, connecting several locations in West London with each other, the airport, and Central London. It ran every half-hour throughout the day and evening.

Where does the Heathrow Connect service stop at?

The service pattern, as of October 2016, was as follows: Monday-Saturday, Heathrow Connect services ran half-hourly between Paddington and Heathrow Central (for terminals 2 & 3), stopping at Ealing Broadway, West Ealing, Hanwell, Southall and Hayes & Harlington.

Is the Network Rail card valid at Heathrow?

All Network Railcards are valid on all Heathrow Connect services, however, oyster card travel is not allowed between Hayes & Harlington and Heathrow Aiport. Once you have arrived at Heathrow and gone through the check-in procedure, you are welcomed by the best selection of shops and restaurants you could possibly ask for before flying.

Is there a TfL train from Heathrow to Terminal 5?

The TFL Rail Heathrow train doesn’t go to Terminal 5, terminating at Heathrow Terminal 4, but also stopping at Heathrow Central for Terminals 2 and 3. At Heathrow Central you can connect to Heathrow Express trains that run to Terminal 5, this service is free of charge.

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