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LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT

London Heathrow Airport

OFFICIAL SITE: www.heathrow.com/

London Heathrow is London's main airport, from which it is about 30 km. It is located south of the capital and is one of the busiest airports in the world. Hub of British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, is owned by Heathrow Airport Holdings.

Four are the present Terminals. T2 is the most recent, inaugurated in 2014, it is also known as Queen's Terminal. the T1, on the other hand, was closed in June 2015. London Heathrow is a kind of city in the city. Modern and efficient, it is equipped with all services and comforts. Shopping areas, duty free and numerous bars, fast-food restaurants and restaurants are available to travelers. The wifi line is free and available in all areas.

Here is the list of companies and direct connections with London Heathrow:

Aegean Airlines: Athens, Larnaca.
Aer Lingus: Belfast-City, Cork, Dublin, Shannon.
Aeroflot: Moscow-Sheremetyevo.
Aeroméxico: Mexico City
Air Algérie: Algiers.
Air Astana: Astana.
Air Canada: Calgary, Halifax, Montréal-Trudeau, Ottawa, St. John's, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver.
Air China: Beijing-Capital.
Air France: Paris-CDG.
Air India: Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Newark.
Air Malta: Malta.
Air Mauritius: Mauritius.
Air New Zealand: Auckland, Los Angeles.
Air Serbia: Belgrade.
Alitalia: Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino.
All Nippon Airways: Tokyo-Haneda
American Airlines: Charlotte, Chicago-O'Hare, Dallas / Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York-JFK, Philadelphia, Raleigh / Durham.
Asiana Airlines: Seoul-Incheon.
Austrian Airlines: Vienna.
Avianca: Bogotá
Azerbaijan Airlines: Baku.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines: Dhaka.
British Airways: Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Abuja, Amman-Queen Alia, Accra, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Athens, Atlanta, Austin, Bahrain, Baltimore, Bangalore, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Barcelona, ​​Basel / Mulhouse, Beijing-Capital, Beirut, Belfast-City, Bergen, Berlin-Tegel, Bilbao, Billund, Bologna, Boston, Brussels, Bucharest-Otopeni, Budapest, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Cairo, Calgary, Cape Town, Chennai, Chicago-O'Hare, Copenhagen, Krakow, Dallas / Fort Worth , Delhi, Denver, Doha, Dubai-International, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Gibraltar, Geneva, Glasgow-International, Gothenburg, Grand Cayman, Hanover, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Houston-Intercontinental, Hyderabad, Innsbruck, Inverness, Istanbul -Atatürk, Jeddah, Johannesburg-Tambo, Kiev-Boryspil, Kuala Lumpur-International, Kuwait City, Lagos, Larnaca, Las Vegas, Leeds / Bradford, Lyon, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Luanda, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Marseille, Mexico City, Miami, Milan-Linate, Milan-Malpensa, Monaco, Montrea l-Trudeau, Moscow-Domodedovo, Mumbai, Muscat, Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta, Nassau, New Orleans, New York-JFK, Newark, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nice, Oslo-Gardermoen, Paris-CDG, Paris-Orly, Philadelphia, Phoenix -Sky Harbor, Pisa, Prague, Reykjavík-Keflavík, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Riyadh, Rome-Fiumicino, St. Petersburg, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), Santiago de Chile, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Seattle / Tacoma, Seoul-Incheon, Shanghai-Pudong, Singapore, Sofia, Stavanger, Stuttgart, Stockholm-Arlanda, Sydney, Tehran-Imam Khomeini, Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion, Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita, Toulouse, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver , Warsaw-Chopin, Venice, Vienna, Washington-Dulles, Zagreb, Zürich
Seasonal: Biarritz, Brindisi, Chania, Corfu, Faro, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Kos, Kalamata, Málaga, Menorca, Montpellier, Murcia, Mykonos, Nantes, Olbia, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Pula, Salzburg, Santorini, Split, Tallinn , Zakynthos.
Brussels Airlines: Brussels.
Bulgaria Air: Sofia.
Cathay Pacific: Hong Kong.
China Eastern Airlines: Shanghai-Pudong.
China Southern Airlines: Guangzhou.
Croatia Airlines: Zagreb. Seasonal: Rijeka, Split.
Delta Air Lines: Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis / St. Paul, New York-JFK, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City. Seasonal: Portland.
EgyptAir: Cairo, Luxor.
El Al: Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion.
Emirates: Dubai-International.
Ethiopian Airlines: Addis Ababa.
Etihad Airways: Abu Dhabi
EVA Air: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Taipei-Taoyuan.
Eurowings: Hamburg, Berlin-Tegel, Cologne / Bonn, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart.
Finnair: Helsinki.
flybe: Aberdeen, Edinburgh.
Garuda Indonesia: Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta.
Gulf Air: Bahrain.
Iberia: Madrid.
Iberia Express: Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca.
Icelandair: Reykjavik-Keflavik.
Iran Air: Tehran-Imam Khomeini.
Japan Airlines: Tokyo-Haneda.
Jet Airways: Delhi, Mumbai.
Kenya Airways: Nairobi-Kenyatta.
KLM: Amsterdam.
Korean Air: Seoul-Inchon.
Kuwait Airways: Kuwait City.
LATAM Brasil: São Paulo-Guarulhos.
LOT Polish Airlines: Warsaw Chopin.
Lufthansa: Frankfurt, Munich.
Malaysia Airlines: Kuala Lumpur-International.
Middle East Airlines: Beirut.
Oman Air: Muscat.
Pakistan International Airlines: Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore.
Philippine Airlines: Manila.
Qantas: Dubai-International, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney.
Qatar Airways: Doha.
Royal Air Maroc: Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat.
Royal Brunei Airlines: Bandar Seri Begawan, Dubai-International.
Royal Jordanian: Amman-Queen Alia.
Scandinavian Airlines: Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stavanger, Stockholm-Arlanda.
Singapore Airlines: Singapore.
South African Airways: Johannesburg-Tambo.
SriLankan Airlines: Colombo. Seasonal: Bad.
Swiss International Air Lines: Geneva, Zurich.
TAP Portugal: Lisbon.
TAROM: Bucharest-Otopeni.
Thai Airways: Suvarnabhumi.
Tunisair: Tunis.
Turkish Airlines: Ataturk.
Turkmenistan Airlines: Ashgabat.
United Airlines: Chicago-O'Hare, Houston-Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles.
Uzbekistan Airways: Tashkent.
Vietnam Airlines: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City.
Virgin Atlantic: Atlanta, Boston, Delhi, Dubai-International, Hong Kong, Johannesburg-Tambo, Lagos, Los Angeles, Miami, New York-JFK, Newark, San Francisco, Seattle / Tacoma, Shanghai-Pudong, Washington-Dulles.
Vueling: In Coruña.

LONDON HEATHROW - CITY CONNECTIONS

Metro, train, bus, shuttles. Getting to the center of London from London Heathrow Airport is really easy. The choice, inevitably, is exclusively subjective.

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Photo, 2008 Sunil060902

METROPOLITAN

London Heathrow is served by the underground line PICCADILLY, which stops in the 4 Terminal, currently in use, of the subway. Each Terminal has its own stop. Only T2 and T3 have one stop, located in the middle of the two terminals. Recommended for quality / price ratio.

The Piccadilly Line is active every day, including holidays, from the airport from 05: 02 to 23: 45. From London, for the airport, first run at 05: 40 and last run at 00: 22. On Friday and Saturday night service is guaranteed until 03: 00 approx.

The metro takes just under an hour to reach the center. The frequency of the runs is about 10 minutes. The single ticket costs £ 6.00. Whoever wants, can buy the daily ticket TRAVELCARD (ZONE 1-6) for £ 17.20; it is recommended if you want to make several trips by public transport throughout the day. Tickets can be purchased at the many vending machines in the stations and at the airport.

HEATHROW EXPRESS

The best solution for those who want to reach the center as soon as possible. Heathrow Express, in fact, is the NO-STOP railway line, which connects London Heathrow with London Paddington Station in just 15 minutes!

Trains depart from all airport terminals except T4. From the latter, however, a special FREE transfer service connects the Terminal with Heathrow Central Station (T2 and T3).

A single travel ticket, which can be changed, costs £ 25.00. By purchasing the ticket that can not be changed, you get an excellent saving; in this case, in fact, the price is £ 15.00. Tickets can be purchased at the many automatic machines, or directly online on the official website.

The frequency of the runs is about 15 minutes. Trains are active every day, from the airport, from 05: 07 (first ride) to 23: 40 about (last run); on Sunday, first race at 06: 00. From Paddington, runs from Monday to Saturday, from 05: 10 to 23: 25; Sunday, first race at 06: 10.

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Photo, 2008 Sunil060902

HEATHROW CONNECT

The right compromise between EXPRESS and the underground. HEATHROW CONNECT is a train that connects the airport with Paddington Station. Unlike espresso, the train makes several stops. The travel time varies from 35 to 40 minutes, and the cost of the ticket varies depending on the stop. It goes from £ 6.20 to reach Hayes & Harlington, to £ 10.20 to get to Paddington.

The service is guaranteed from Monday to Saturday by 05: 00 approximately, up to 23: 30. Sunday, first race at 06: 00 approx. For these and other information, it is available the official website from this link.

BUS

In our opinion, they represent the ideal solution if your destination is not central London. National Express offers modern and comfortable buses at major London airports, including London Heathrow. Prices are not very high, and above all, direct connections are guaranteed.

From London Heathrow, you can reach Birmingham (12.00 £), Bristol (12.00 £), Leicester (15.00 £), Northampton (26.40 £) or Portsmouth (17.40 £). The ticket allows the transport of one hand baggage and two medium / large bags up to 20kg each. Guaranteed seating.

Buses stop at all Terminals. 5 platforms are located at the T2 / T3. At T4, the buses are at the 13 and 14 stops, in the Arrivals area. At the T5, the buses are in the 15 and 16 stops. A free transfer service between the Terminals is guaranteed. For more info you can consult the official website, from this link.