Liverpool Street to Heathrow T2&3 by train

1) From Liverpool Street take the Central Line
2) Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
3) Leave the train at Heathrow Terminals 2&3

How many stops? 26   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street → Bank → St. Paul’s → Chancery Lane → Holborn change train Holborn → Covent Garden → Leicester Square → Piccadilly Circus → Green Park → Hyde Park Corner → Knightsbridge → South Kensington → 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 70 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 Liverpool Street 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 Liverpool Street 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.

Liverpool Street tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Liverpool Street station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Liverpool Street train station

Alternative train journey to Heathrow T2&3:
Moorgate to Heathrow T2&3, Aldgate to Heathrow T2&3 or Shoreditch 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 Liverpool Street:
Liverpool Street to Heathrow Terminal 4 or Liverpool Street to Heathrow Terminal 5

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Holborn station – from the Central westbound platform to the Piccadilly westbound platform you’ll have one escalator and two flights of stairs (19 up and 20 steps down)

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 Liverpool Street 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 Liverpool Street 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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