London Heathrow is the most popular airport in the world. It is the major global connectivity link for numerous companies with a variety of business activities. This network facilitates the transfer of more than 80 million passengers within the year. Heathrow sits on 14 miles to the west of any point in central London. The group consists of four wires each of which is ends in a terminal. The airport also has two runways. It is routine for many airlines to operate from Heathrow to several hundred locations across the globe.
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Book London Heathrow Airport Transfers
You are advised to book your Heathrow airport transfer at least 24 hours prior you scheduled departure. We do accept bookings at 2-3 hour’s notice also inside London. Let’s plan at least 3-4 hours before your boarding time for an international flight, considering your travel distance to the Airport.
Furthermore, for pickups from the Heathrow Airport provide one-hour window of time for immigrations and customs clearance as well as baggage collection after landing. Our chauffer will meet you directly in the arrival area and shall display your name board to be recognised.
Heathrow Airport Terminals
Here is the information on Heathrow Airport Terminals
London Heathrow has 4 operational terminals – Terminal 2, Terminal 3, Terminal 4, and Terminal 5. It is highly recommended that travelers confirm which terminal their flight will arrive or depart from when booking their Heathrow Airport Taxi transfer with Westway Ride. This allows our chauffeurs to wait in the correct terminal arrival area with your name board for a smooth pickup.
Also called the “Queen’s Terminal”, Terminal 2 takes pride in providing world-class service and facilities to passengers from the time they arrive to when they depart.
Opened in 1961, Terminal 3 was the first terminal at Heathrow to have moving walkways. It continues to offer innovative travel solutions and superb service.
Recently refurbished, Terminal 4 serves a wide variety of European and long-haul international routes. Get updated information here on the renovated terminal.
Terminal 5 is the UK’s biggest free-standing airport terminal building. It provides abundant space, modern interior designs, and exceptional service to travellers.
Heathrow terminals are situated across two separate sites a few miles apart. Travelers transiting between terminals need to factor in sufficient time to catch connecting flights. For example, a train ride between T5 and T2 takes about 15-20 minutes. Understand the Heathrow terminal layout beforehand for a smooth airport transfer experience.
Connecting Flights Info
We recommend a minimum connection time of 2 hours for domestic flight transfers, 3 hours for European connections, and 4 hours for long haul. This ensures you clear customs/immigration, collect luggage from one flight and check-in for your next flight comfortably without rushing.
Airport Security Rules
Be aware of standard hand luggage rules – one clear sealable plastic bag per person for transporting liquids/gels/aerosols in containers up to 100ml only. Other prohibited items include sharp objects and large electronic devices exceeding certain dimensions.
We need advance information for passengers needing assistance with mobility issues, the elderly, expectant mothers etc. so we can better facilitate your airport transfer.
Luxury Vehicles Offered
Travelers can choose from a range of our premium luxury vehicles for transfers to/from Heathrow airport based on passenger count and luggage:
|Mercedes Benz E/S-Class, BMW 5/7 Series
|Up to 3
|Comfort, advanced technology, superior driving
|Climate control, leather interiors, entertainment systems, Wi-Fi, water, multimedia,
|Range Rover Autobiography, Mercedes Benz V Class
|3-4 (V Class up to 7)
|Average to substantial
|Spacious, ideal for passengers with more luggage
|Climate control, entertainment systems, spacious seating, Wi-Fi, water, multimedia
|Vans & Minibuses
|Mercedes Vito, Luxury Vans
|Up to 8 and Minibuses 16/19/30 pax
|Oversized items like golf clubs, skis
|Wi-Fi, water, multimedia, suitable for bulky items
|Wi-Fi, water, multimedia, comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, water, multimedia sometimes table and conference seating too.
Some popular attractions accessible from Heathrow Airport are:
Places To Visit From Heathrow
- Windsor Castle – The Queen’s residence with 900+ rooms and lush gardens, located 22 miles away Warner Bros. Studio Tour – Go behind the scenes of Harry Potter movies at the studios in Leavesden, 31 miles from airport
- Hampton Court Palace – This royal palace with famous maze gardens is a 35 mile drive from Heathrow
- Oxford – Famous university town with iconic architecture and punting on the river, 60 miles from the airport
Heathrow also provides easy access to London’s business districts like:
- City of London – The financial hub is 20 miles away, good for banking and trading meetings
- West End – London’s commerce and shopping district is 14 miles from Heathrow
- Canary Wharf – Major offices of 500+ banks, finance firms here just 15 miles from airport.
Other Heathrow Airport Facts & Figures
Distance from London:
14 miles west of central London
Hotels Near Heathrow Airport
Popular airport hotels near Heathrow Terminals include Hilton Heathrow, Sofitel Heathrow, and Holiday Inn Heathrow and they are 5-10 mins away.
Top Destinations Near Lhr
Heathrow offers flights to 185 international destinations. Top passenger volumes come from North America and Europe.
Over 23,000 long-stay spaces across Heathrow terminals starting from £27 per day for Drive-up customers when booked online in advance.
Westway Ride Guide for Heathrow Airport Parking
Short Stay Parking
Best for quick airport drop-offs or pickups, short 1-2 day trips. Ideal when meeting passengers.
- 2 minute walk to terminal doors
- Book advance slots online
- 24/7 security patrols
- Car finder system to locate vehicle
- Long Stay Parking
Better for longer 3+ day trips.Affordable extended parking.
- Book online or drive up to facility
- Regular bus shuttle service to terminals
- EV charging stations available
- Business Travel Parking
VIP parking for business travelers and efficiency.
POD Parking – Fast private pods to T5 in 5 minutes Valet Parking – Car parked and picked up at terminal
Heathrow offers three main parking options – Short Stay for quick meetups and drop-offs, Long Stay for affordable long term parking with shuttle service, and premium corporate services like POD point-to-point travel and valet parking for business traveller’s. Choose the parking facility that best fits your airport travel needs.
Heathrow Drop-Off Fees
- A £5 drop-off fee per vehicle applies for entering terminal areas. Pay online or by phone. There is no payment option at the airport.
- Drop-off zones are located right outside terminals for quick passenger unloading.
- The drop-off charge applies every time vehicle enters the zone. If you enter twice, you pay twice.
- Don’t leave your car unattended. Police may remove unattended vehicles.
- You can prepay for multiple drop-offs in one payment.
- Pay the drop-off charge in advance online or by phone before coming to the airport. There is no payment at airport ticket counter or parking zones.
So in short, there is a £5 drop-off fee per vehicle per entry at Heathrow terminals. Remember to pay every time you enter the drop-off areas outside the terminal to unload passengers. For convenience and compliance, prepay multiple drop-off fees online or by phone before coming to Heathrow Airport.
Heathrow has multilingual porters to help departing and arriving passengers with their bags.
How It Works:
hire a porter on the terminal forecourt
They will transport your bags to check-in or baggage claim
Assist with bag wrapping, lifting heavy bags, customs paperwork
Available on-demand during operating hours
- Available in all terminals
- £30 flat fee for up to 8 bags
- Open daily 6AM – 9PM
So Heathrow offers luggage porter service on-demand to help passengers manage their bags across the airport in all terminals. For £30 flat fee per trip, porters can handle up to 8 bags each time.
|Time to Central London
Car Rental At Heathrow Airport
Major car rental firms like Avis, Sixt, Europcar offer rentals across all terminals, with rates from approx. £20 per day for economy cars to £100+ for luxury vehicles.
Airport express trains:
There are trains at Heathrow Express which travel to central London Paddington Station in just 15 minutes. Here is the Heathrow Express Timetable. Ticket prices start from £5.50 if booked in advance online. For personalized Airport transfer service in luxury vehicles with dedicated meet and greet service for Heathrow Airport, trust Westway Ride Chauffeur Service.
Benefits Of Booking Premier Chauffeur Service
Compared to regular taxis, our Premium Chauffeur Transfers offer several advantages to visitors requiring a seamless VIP airport experience:
- No waiting in long taxi queues with dedicated Meet & Greet Service
- Consistent 5-star service in clean luxury vehicles
- Ultimate convenience without unnecessary stops
- Trained and TFL (Transport for London) licensed chauffeurs thoroughly vetted for passenger safety
- Reservations ensure locked-in pricing
- Help and Support provided for seniors, disabled travelers, or unaccompanied minors
- By pre-arranging an exceptional airport transfer through a respected provider like Westway Ride, you are ensured end-to-end personalized luxury ground transportation to or from Heathrow Airport.
Other Airport Transfer Services
Private Transportation with Westway Ride
You may prefer to hire a private transport service if you have a liking for luxury vehicles or simply like to travel in privacy. You can enjoy easy access to cars, Heathrow Airport Shuttle, taxi drivers, or even dedicated drivers who will come to pick you up from any part of the capital. Westway Ride is also one of the most reliable and convenient services that you can find, helping you enjoy a trouble-free journey to your destination