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GENERAL HEATHROW BUS AND COACH INFORMATION
>>>Local bus/coach services map
National Bus and Coaches
National Express run most of the coach services however several other companies run services from here. If you arrive at terminals 2 and 3 you will find the main central bus station located between the three terminals and each terminal will have signs to the bus station. Some services stop outside the terminals 1, and 3 arrivals level and terminal 2 departures level but mostly operate from the main station. Terminal 4 has no routes on this service. Terminal 5 has a range of stops for this service.
You can purchase coach/bus tickets directly at the bus and coach station information desks and the station is open 24/7.
Coach services from Heathrow cover many parts of the UK and again most routes are run by National Express.
Coach services run from Heathrow to Gatwick almost 24 hrs. Services to Stansted and Luton are nearer 22 hours per day and start from around 3am. There is also a direct service to Birmingham Airport.
All coaches have a toilet on board and some have a TV also. Coaches run between all terminals including North and South at Gatwick depending on the coach you book.
>>>National Express timetables for services, London Stops and to book a fare click here.
Beware that the guaranteed luggage allowance per person is two medium sized suitcases weighing no more than 20kg each and one piece of hand luggage. If you do carry more than this allowance they cannot guarantee that they will be able to accommodate the excess baggage.
London Bus Routes and Local bus services
London buses operate from the Heathrow central bus station and some from terminal 4. They are most practical for local transfers since further journeys will normally require one or more bus changes.
full details of London Bus routes from Heathrow here
Carousel Buses and Transport for Buckinghamshire
A30: Chesham> Amersham >The Chalfonts > Gerrards Cross > New Denham > Uxbridge > RAF Uxbridge > Heathrow Airport
A40: High Wycombe > Wycombe Marsh > Loudwater > Holtspur > Beaconsfield > Gerrards Cross > New Denham > Uxbridge > RAF Uxbridge > Heathrow Airport
Metrobus operate the X26 bus service to West Croydon from 06.00 till 22.00. Runs 7 days a week except Christmas.
Heathrow to Harlow
Green Line run in conjunction with Arriva. The Green Line 724 route runs from Heathrow out to Harlow
On weekdays the service runs from 06.20 till 22.05. 09.20 till 21.20 on Sundays.
Expect the full journey to take around 2hrs 30 minutes. The basic single adult one-way fare is £10.
route: Hillingdon Hospital, Heath Road > Brunel University, Kingston Lane > UXBRIDGE, Belmont Road > Denham, Station > Maple Cross, The Cross > Rickmansworth, Station > Croxley, Met Line Station > WATFORD, Clarendon Road > Watford Junction Station > Garston, Watford Bus Garage > Chiswell Green, Three Hammers > ST ALBANS, St Peters Street > St Albans, Station Interchange > Oaklands, Colney Heath Lane > HATFIELD, Town Centre/Market Place > Hatfield Station, Interchange > Welwyn Garden City, QE2 Hospital > WELWYN GARDEN CITY, Bus Stn > Panshanger, Watchlytes > Birch Green
Hertford North Station > HERTFORD, Bus Station > Ware, Crossing/London Road > St Margarets Station > HARLOW, Bus Station
Heathrow Freeflow Free Fare Zone
There are bus routes serving Heathrow and the immediate vicinity which are a free service. However they are only free for stops within the free fare zone. The sections that are free for bus travel at Heathrow airport are part of larger routes and not dedicated Heathrow buses but part pf the public transport system. The free travel zone is sponsored by the owners of Heathrow Airport, BAA. Very roughly the zone stretches on the North side from the Sheraton Heathrow Colnbrook to the Sheraton Skyline along the Bath Road.
Read More about Local Bus routes and the Freeflow Zone at Heathrow
Oxford Bus (The Airline)
Run an air-conditioned service to Oxford (x70) up to every 30 minutes which goes direct from the central bus station bay 14 for terminals 2 and 3 and also from terminal 5 bay 11.
From central Bus station from 01.50 till midnight. Journey takes around 80 minutes.
From terminal 5 06.00 till 23.10.
Journey takes around 100 minutes. Cost from £23 one-way adult fare.
click for Oxford Bus information
This service is run by National Express. For £4.50 one way, £8 return (onboard £5 one way, £8 return) per adult the routes link most of the hotels local to the the airport
Read more about the Hotel Hoppa Bus
Heathrow Help Bus
This is a free service for passengers with disabilities which operates between 06.00 till 23.00. This service can also be called direct on 020 8745 6261.
Railair is really the generic term used to describe bus and coach services linking airports to the national railway network stations and not a single company as the name may imply. If you purchase your bus ticket with your rail ticket for the railair stations you will be able to buy a through ticket price for the whole rail/coach journey with a railair ticket. Rail Interchange stations are those that have joint rail and bus linked routes.
Railair coaches serve:
Read more about Railair
Slough Heathrow Series 7
The 7-series is the Firstgroup bus service that links Heathrow with towns and villages to the west of the airport. Some bus services run to/from to Heathrow's Central Bus Station whilst others operate direct to and from Terminal 5. Links with Windsor, Slough and Maidenhead. Bus services 71, 75, 76, 77 and 78.
>>>Map of Local Towns served by Bus/Coach from Heathrow Airport
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