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Does the train also go to Heathrow?

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Does the train also go to Heathrow?

If we stayed by Victoria Station coulkd we also get to Heathrow from there? Thanks for any help!

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1. Re: Does the train also go to Heathrow?

The worlds most exciting city and the worlds busiest airport are only a few miles apart, so yes, they are connected.

There are many ways to get to Heathrow - its website (heathrowairport.com) will tell you most of them and by searching this site you'll find the other 50.

Commonest is the Tube (underground train); there's also a Heathrow Express from Paddington Station, and a less-express train called Heathrow Connect which is slower but cheaper.

Then there's train to Feltham, and bus to Heathrow....Enjoy.

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>>> The worlds most exciting city and the worlds busiest airport are only a few miles apart, so yes, they are connected. <<<

You can get the train to O'Hare?

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Cheapest way to Heathrow from Victoria is on the tube (probably not far off the quickest, too.) From Victoria underground staton take a District line train (green on the map) from the westbound platform, destination Ealing Broadway or Richmond, not Wimbledon. Get out at Hammersmith, across the platform and catch a Piccadilly line train to Heathrow. Currently this won't call at terminal 4 because of construction work, very annoying as you have to get out at Terminal1/2/3 (all served by the same station) and get a shuttle bus.

You can avoid this (if you need Terminal 4) by taking the Circle line from Victoria to Paddington and then the Heathrow Express overground train, but it costs about £10 more and requires you to ascend from the tube to the overground station and buy a ticket there - more walking, might be a nuisance with luggage. And although Heathrow Express is actually quicker, starting from

Victoria there will not be much time difference for the overall journey.

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But seriously - no, there's no *direct* train from Victoria to Heathrow. The main "out of town" London airports are served with direct trains from the railway stations on the same side of London as them. Gatwick, to the south of London, is served by Victoria, Heathrow, to the West by Paddington and Satnsted, to the north-east, by Liverpool Street.

As Peter says, though, everything does join up via the tube, so you can from pretty much anywhere in London to any of those by tube to the approriate terminus, and then the relevant airport express from there. For Heathrow, of course, there's also a tube service all the way to it.

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5. Re: Does the train also go to Heathrow?

The Tube does run to Terminal 4 at LHR (good thing, too) - there was construction on the line for most of last year (for work on the new T5), but the Tube station at T4 opened last September. There may be occasional closures at weekends on part of the Piccadilly line, but the trains will serve both T4 and T1,2,3 (there is one station for the three terminal buildings - underground walkways connect them).

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>>>You can get the train to O'Hare?<<<

Actually Atlanta.

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7. Re: Does the train also go to Heathrow?

Although there's train from Victoria to Gatwick, the train to Heathrow leaves from Paddington (Heathrow Express). As others have pointed out, you can also take the underground train out to Heathrow, or take the underground to Paddington for the Heathrow Express. However, if you have a lot of luggage, you may find negotiating the underground challenging, so another, more expensive, option would be to take a taxi to Paddington for the Heathrow Express.

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8. Re: Does the train also go to Heathrow?

Ah, has it changed? 10 years ago O'Hare used to have both the greatest number of flights and greatest number of passengers per year - abou 20% more han Heathrow, IIRC. I guess H-J has overtaken it.

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9. Re: Does the train also go to Heathrow?

Yes, Atlanta has been the busiest airport in the world, both in passengers and number of flights for several years now. 84 million + passengers in 2006, Chicago Ohare was second with 76 million and London-Heathrow third with 67 million, although London-Heathrow did have the most international passengers.

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