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A Good Ride!

It really is half the price of the Express and doesn’t take much longer. Not as fancy or... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Everett, Washington
Good value compared to Heathrow Express

Half the price and only 15 extra minutes. If not in a hurry, the Heathrow Connect is a good option... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
d w
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This train service is almost always cancelled and if it is working it is late. I have been using it for the last three years every day to go to work and I can count with my fingers when it was on time and when...More

Thank Miguel d
Reviewed 20 April 2018

It really is half the price of the Express and doesn’t take much longer. Not as fancy or comfortable as the Heathrow Express. But good enough. More people got on at some of the local stops than at Heathrow. It was a little confusing at...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Half the price and only 15 extra minutes. If not in a hurry, the Heathrow Connect is a good option to get to or from Paddington/Heathrow.

1  Thank d w
Reviewed 28 February 2018

You can travel to Heathrow on the Piccadilly Line and use your Oyster card but if you take this train that card is only valid to Hayes & Harlington. This was a surprise to me, it doesn't seem to be advertised anywhere prominent but I...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Whilst Heathrow Express has the quickest journey time between London Paddington and Heathrow T2,3 of 16 minutes with an Anytime Single costing £25, the Heathrow Connect stops at a few stations along the way and taking 23 minutes to LHR T2,3 but costing only £10.30...More

1  Thank paullegate
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This train uses the same station as the Heathrow Express. The 'Express', though, is a direct train, whilst the 'Connect' is an omnibus. Why this naming and why encouraging this confusion, who knows. To take the 'Connect', one has to go to the platform for...More

1  Thank 127Fred
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Had to travel from terminal 3 to 4 and between london city and terminal 4. Free travel between all 3 terminals. priced at 37 GBP for a return trip between city and airport. Seating is mostly first come, first serve in the general coaches. Cannot...More

1  Thank Reema12345
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A good option for travelling between Heathrow Airport and central London (Paddington), I prefer this over the Heathrow Express (too expensive) and the tube (too long); for those who need to use the stations in-between it is a more reliable service than the First Great...More

Thank RWandSW
Reviewed 28 September 2017

So this trip I sampled but Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect. I was traveling US-Australia on an excellent fare on Vietnam Airlines that meant flying through London. And had some time along with the overnights so stayed in Central London. Outbound was on a weekend...More

Thank mot29
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

As advised on Alex Hunter's Attaché YouTube show, the Heathrow Connect is the easiest and cheapest way to get to Paddington Station. A few tips: 1. You can purchase tickets at the same booth/kiosk as the London Heathrow Express so don't be confused. 2. It...More

1  Thank cjkranz
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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more
than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal
that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide
attention. In this attractive cobblestoned
neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries,
independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer
a delightful window into how to live the good life in
London, with each presenting visitors with an
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6 August 2018|
Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
You have identified the easiest option , the change at Ealing Broadway from train to Central Line is on one level. Not sure whether Shepherds Bush has step free access - a visit to the TFL website should answer that... More
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You're welcome, Marie. I'm sorry I couldn't paste in the Web link. TripAdvisor doesn't permit that. I wish you well with your trip. Please let me know if you have trouble finding the information I cited on the TfL... More