Limehouse to Heathrow T2&3 by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill.
3) Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
4) Change at Gloucester Road to the Piccadilly Line
5) Leave the train at Heathrow Terminals 2&3

How many stops? 29   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Shadwell → Tower Gateway leave train Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill change train Tower Hill → Monument → Cannon Street → Mansion House → Blackfriars → Temple → Embankment → Westminster → St. James’s Park → Victoria → Sloane Square → South Kensington → Gloucester Road change train Gloucester Road → Earl’s Court → Barons Court → Hammersmith → Acton Town → South Ealing → Northfields → Boston Manor → Osterley → Hounslow East → Hounslow Central → Hounslow West → Hatton Cross → Heathrow Terminal 4 → Heathrow Terminals 2&3

Journey time? Approx 93 mins   Fare zones? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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Adult fare for zones 1-6

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Adult train fare from Limehouse to Heathrow T2&3
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80 £64.20 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60 £2568

Child fare for zones 1-6

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Child train fare from Limehouse to Heathrow T2&3
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£3 £0.85 £0.75 £6.40 £1.50 £9.30 £6.50 £32.10 £123.30 £1284
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£3 Half the adult fare £18.60 £13.10 Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Limehouse tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Limehouse station
 (zone 2)

Parking near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to Heathrow T2&3:
Westferry to Heathrow T2&3, Stepney Green to Heathrow T2&3 or Shadwell to Heathrow T2&3

 

Heathrow T2&3 tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Heathrow T2&3 station
 (zone 6)

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Heathrow Terminal 4 or Limehouse to Heathrow Terminal 5

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Heathrow T2&3 station – from the Piccadilly westbound platform to the street you’ll have a lift or an escalator up to the ticket hall and Terminal 2&3 exits, plus another lift or escalator or flight of 35 stairs if you want the Bus Station exit

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Heathrow Express – The quickest way to get to the airport is on the Heathrow Express. Unfortunately it only goes from Paddington so you’ll have to catch a train from Limehouse to Paddington first. A one-way ticket is £12.10 to £32, return tickets are £37 to £55, depending on how far in advance you buy it

Black taxi to Heathrow T2&3 – A taxi to the airport from central London will take anything from 30 to 80 mins and cost £48 to £90

Minicab to Heathrow T2&3 – Here’s a list of minicabs near Limehouse station

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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