Heathrow Central railway station

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"Heathrow Central" redirects here. For the Piccadilly line station formerly called Heathrow Central, see Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 tube station. For the bus station, see Heathrow Airport Central bus station.
Heathrow Central National Rail
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Heathrow Central is located in Greater London
Heathrow Central
Heathrow Central
Location of Heathrow Central in Greater London
Location Heathrow Airport
Local authority London Borough of Hillingdon
Managed by Heathrow Express
Owner Heathrow Airport Holdings
Station code HXX
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone (No zonal fare services)
Railway companies
Original company Heathrow Airport Holdings
Key dates
1999 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
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WGS84 51°28′16″N 0°27′14″W / 51.471°N 0.454°W / 51.471; -0.454Coordinates: 51°28′16″N 0°27′14″W / 51.471°N 0.454°W / 51.471; -0.454
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London Transport portal

Heathrow Central railway station serves Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 (and formerly Terminal 1 before its closure) at London Heathrow Airport. The station was formerly known as Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 and the station signage retains the subtitle "Terminals 2 & 3".

It is served by Heathrow Express trains direct to central London and Heathrow Connect trains calling at additional local stations. It is 14 miles 50 chains (23.5 km) down-line from London Paddington.

Transport for London Travelcards are not valid on services from the station. Passengers transferring between any of the terminals at Heathrow may use the trains free of charge.


The station has services running direct to Paddington provided by Heathrow Express, normally running every 15 minutes, and by Heathrow Connect, normally running half-hourly and stopping at most intermediate stations.


London Buses routes 105, 111, 140, 285, A10, U3, express routes 724 and X26 and night route N9 serve the station.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Paddington   Heathrow Express
  Heathrow Terminal 5
Terminus   Heathrow Express
  Heathrow Terminal 4
  Monday-Saturday only  
Hayes & Harlington   Heathrow Connect
  Sundays only  
Hayes & Harlington   Heathrow Connect
  Heathrow Terminal 4
  Future Development  
Preceding station   Elizabeth line roundel.svg National Rail logo.svg Crossrail   Following station
Elizabeth line
towards Abbey Wood or Shenfield