Heathrow Central bus station

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Heathrow Central bus station
Heathrow Central Bus Station - geograph.org.uk - 582008.jpg
LocationHeathrow Airport
London Borough of Hillingdon
Owned byHeathrow Airport Holdings
Operated byNational Express
Bus stands20
Bus operators
Connections

Heathrow Central bus station serves Heathrow Airport.

The bus station provides local bus and long distance coach services. It is located between Terminals 1, 2, and 3, and is open 24 hours a day. It is a few minutes' walk from the terminals via underground walkways.

From Terminals 4 and 5, passengers can catch a free Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express train service to the Central Bus Station. In addition, passengers can also use the London Underground Piccadilly line free of charge from Terminals 4 or 5 to reach the Central Bus Station. A travel centre at the central bus station is open from 06:00 to 22:30.[1]

It is the UK's busiest bus and coach station with over 1,600 services each day to over 1,000 destinations.[2]

Services[edit]

Abellio Surrey, London United and Metroline, operate local bus services from Heathrow Central as far as Slough, Uxbridge, Harrow Weald, Greenford, Walton-on-Thames, Kingston, Croydon and Hounslow. A night bus operates into Central London.

Long distance coach services operate from Heathrow Central connecting with other airports and main towns in the South East (Arriva Shires & Essex, Oxford Bus Company) and the rest of the United Kingdom (Megabus and National Express).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heathrow Transport - Rail, Coach and Bus". Heathrow Airport. Retrieved 20 January 2010.
  2. ^ "10 London Heathrow Airport" (PDF). Bestransport.org. p. 52. Retrieved 24 January 2010.

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Coordinates: 51°28′17″N 0°27′12″W / 51.4715°N 0.4532°W / 51.4715; -0.4532