CAR PARKING HEATHROW AIRPORT
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Information about Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport handles roughly 64 million passengers a year and demand is always growing.
The UK's busiest airport, Heathrow is also the world's second busiest cargo port. London Heathrow has 4 terminals, 2 main runways, plus a cross wind runway. Heathrow serves 90 different airlines to approximately 170 locations worldwide.
The airport has superb rail and road links to London and other parts of the country. The extension of the city rail link to the airport central area is now open and Heathrow has received approval to build another passenger terminal.
Information about Heathrow Parking
As Heathrow is the UK's largest airport, there are a large number of different options for Heathrow Parking. You can park on or off the airport, or for convenience, opt for the Meet and Greet chauffeur drive option.
The main off airport for Heathrow parking is the Purple Parking compound, based about 15 minutes away. This is the largest car park in the Heathrow area, housing approximately 13,000 vehicles. The car park is open all year round and suitable for both long and short stays as there is no minimum stay. There other main off airport choices for Heathrow airport parking are Park 4 Less, Airways Cranford and Q Park Flyaway. These tend to be cheaper than the on airport options, as you need to get a transfer bus to take you from the secure compound to the terminal building.
If you want Heathrow airport parking located actually on the airport, you can choose from a range of options that cater for all terminals. The Park and Fly and Pink Elephant Heathrow car parks are very near to the terminal, with extremely small transfer times of just 3 - 5 minutes. Parking Express is a big car park with over 5000 spaces but is a little further from the terminal, with a transfer time of 10 minutes.
For hassle free, secure Heathrow parking, you might want to opt for a chauffer drive Meet and Greet service with either Purple Parking, CPS or Q Park Flyaway. Each company runs a Meet and Greet service which saves you time, by meeting you at the terminal and dropping your car back off to you on your return.
Do a quote above and see the large range of Heathrow parking options available to you, with a range of choices for terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4.
By Train or Bus
Heathrow Airport is very well served by public transport - tube, trains, buses and coaches. Let someone else be in the driving seat and use the following pages to plan your car-free journey to and from the airport.
The Heathrow Express is a non-stop train service that offers the fastest travel option between Heathrow Airport and central London. Services run every 15 minutes and the journey time is just 15 minutes; 7/8 minutes more to and from Terminal 4.
From Paddington you can catch trains to the west and south west of England. Paddington is located on the District, Circle, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines of the London Underground network.
For further information on fares and timetables and to book tickets visit www.heathrowexpress.com
or ring 0845 600 1515 (UK only).
The new stopping service between London Paddington and Heathrow Airport calls at Ealing Broadway, WestEaling, Hanwell, Southall and Hayes & Harlington. Running every 30 minutes, the new trains will take you in conmfort from any of theses stations straight to the heart of Heathrow Airport.
Terminal 4 passengers should transfer using the free Heathrow Express service.
Underground London Underground's Piccadilly line provides you with a quick, cost-effective route to the airport from the capital. There is one station (Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3; in fare zone 6) serving the central terminal area.
Journey time is under an hour and you shouldn't have to wait longer than ten minutes for a train - even off-peak. Purchase a Travelcard and you're covered for buses and some trains too.Underground walkways link the Heathrow tube station with the terminals.
Tickets are available at London Underground stations; from ticket offices or machines.
Frequent services connect the airport with more than 500 local and national destinations. There are a number of different coach operators with National Express being the largest of them, view timetables and make a booking.
Most coaches pick up and set down passengers at the central bus station, which is located close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3, however, some services stop outside the terminals themselves. Please check with your coach company for exact information.
Coach tickets for all services can be purchased from the travel centre in the central bus station. Tickets for National Express services can also be pre-booked online or by calling + 44 (0)8705 808 080.
Heathrow Airport is served by an extensive network of local buses which operate from the central bus station. Some services also stop at Terminal 4.
Services into west London are part of the Transport for London network. A single adult fare for anywhere in London is £1.50* . All tickets can be purchased on the bus. It is preferable to have the exact fare ready.
The central bus station is open 24 hours a day, however, the travel centre is open from 06:00-22:30.
The bus station is well signposted from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 and is located above the London Underground station. Access to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 is via underground walkways.
The approximate walking distance to Terminal 1 is four minutes, to Terminal 2 is three minutes and to Terminal 3 is seven minutes. Trolleys are provided nearby and there is a lift directly from the central bus station down to the underground level.
Parking is not available at the central bus station. If you are meeting or seeing off coach passengers please use Short Stay Car Park 2, located next to Terminal 2.
Many bus services around the airport site are free. Please see Travelling around Heathrow map below for further details.
London travel information can be found at www.tfl.gov.uk
or by calling +44 (0)20 7222 1234.
Before setting out for the airport please check which terminal you require. Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are located next to each other at the centre of Heathrow, whilst Terminal 4 is located to the south of the airport and has a separate entrance. Heathrow is situated close to two motorways - the M4 and the M25.
If you are using a satellite navigation system here are some useful postcodes:
Terminal 1: TW6 1AP
Terminal 2: TW6 1EW
Terminal 3: TW6 1QG
Terminal 4: TW6 3XA
Setting down passengers
If you are setting down passengers at the airport there are designated set down lanes located outside each terminal. Although you are permitted to unload on the terminal forecourts you should be aware that waiting is not permitted. Police and airport staff patrol the forecourts on a regular basis and ask waiting vehicles to move on.
Picking up passengers
Waiting is not permitted on the airport forecourts at any time. If you are meeting someone from a flight you should use the short stay car parks.
For security reasons vehicles should not be left unattended at any time. Any vehicle left unattended outside a terminal will be swiftly removed by the police. A charge of £105 is made for its recovery and a £40 parking ticket will also be given. If the vehicle is not collected on the day it is removed there will be a further charge of £12 for each day's storage.
There are three petrol stations close to Heathrow which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
A BP station is located in the centre of the airport close to Terminals 1, 2 and 3.
A BP station is located at Hatton Cross, Great West Road (A30). This station has LPG facilities.
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