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London (Heathrow)

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Best Taxi Alternative: Heathrow Express train.

Fare: $25.

Time to Downtown: 15 minutes to central London.

Drawback: A London cab ride can be a great experience.

Taxi Facts: Averages between 30 and 60 minutes and costs $60–$120.

Bottom Line: Not only is this the fastest way to get from the airport to
central London, but the trains even have free Wi-Fi. They depart every 15
minutes, from just past 5 a.m. to nearly midnight. Take the train to Paddington
Station, where you can also check in for your return flight and avoid the lines
at the airport counter.

Best Affordable Airport Transfers

London (Heathrow)

Best Taxi Alternative: Heathrow Express train.

Fare: $25.

Time to Downtown: 15 minutes to central London.

Drawback: A London cab ride can be a great experience.

Taxi Facts: Averages between 30 and 60 minutes and costs $60–$120.

Bottom Line: Not only is this the fastest way to get from the airport to
central London, but the trains even have free Wi-Fi. They depart every 15
minutes, from just past 5 a.m. to nearly midnight. Take the train to Paddington
Station, where you can also check in for your return flight and avoid the lines
at the airport counter.

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Best Affordable Airport Transfers

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