Travel Information on the Heathrow Express
The Heathrow Express is a high-speed rail link connecting Heathrow Airport with central London and provides by far the fastest, smoothest and most hassle-free means of transferring from the airport to the city.
The service operates modern, stylish and comfortable trains with climate controlled carriages, on-board washrooms and modern services such as in-journey information and news screens. The trains have been specifically designed for those arriving by air travel in to Britain and include features such as platform level access for ease with your suitcases and ample dedicated luggage space.
Avoid long walks with your luggage, airport taxi-queues, complicated bus timetables and London traffic as you glide in to the city in comfort and convenience; the Heathrow Express can be boarded directly from each of Heathrow’s five terminals and operates on a dedicated rail line which travels straight in to central London without stopping at any other stops on route. The link transfers you directly in to London Paddington Station with onward connections via the national rail network, the London Underground, local bus services or ample available taxis to take you on your short onward journey to a central London hotel.
As official Britrail agents adeo Travel are happy to provide Heathrow Express Rail Tickets as part of any of our vacation packages including our Britain Rail Tours and Britain Self Drive Tours. Please simply ask your adeo Travel Britain Expert to add this to your particular package/quotation.
Heathrow Express Key Features:
- Direct link from Heathrow Airport to London Paddington Station.
- Approximate journey duration of just 15 minutes.
- Regular departures: Departs approximately every 15 minutes from 5.10am through to 11.25pm.
- Excellent onward travel connections from London Paddington Station.
- Route included on many Britrail Passes.
Travel Information on the Gatwick Express
The Gatwick Express provides the major rail link between the city and London’s second major airport at Gatwick and offers the fastest and most efficient means of making the journey.
Each train that travels on the Gatwick Express service combines modern and spacious trains with ample seating and full air-conditioning to ensure a smooth and comfortable ride after your flight passage. Most carriages offer platform level boarding and ample dedicated luggage space to ensure the utmost in convenience when travelling with suitcases.
Avoid airport taxi-queues, complicated bus timetables, a long road journey and London traffic as you glide in to the city in comfort on your Gatwick Express rail transfer; the service station is located in Gatwick’s South Terminal but is easily accessed from the North Terminal by a dedicated inter-terminal shuttle and travels directly in to central London. Arriving in London Victoria Station you will find yourself in the very heart of London at a major station with excellent onward travel links including to the National Rail Network and the London Underground system. Victoria National Coach Station is just a short walk from the railway station and there are taxi ranks ideal for if you want to make a short onward cab ride to your central London Hotel.
As official Britrail agents, adeo Travel are happy to provide Gatwick Express Rail Tickets as part of any of our vacation packages including our Britain Rail Tours and Britain Self Drive Tours. Please simply ask your adeo Travel Britain Expert to add this to your particular package/quotation.
Gatwick Express Key Features:
- Direct link from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria Station.
- Approximate journey duration of just 30 minutes.
- Regular departures: Departs approximately every 15 minutes from 5 am through to 11.45pm.
- Excellent onward travel connections from London Victoria Railway Station.
- Route included on many Britrail Passes.
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