FAQs about your London Heathrow Airport transfer

FAQs about your Airport transfer

1. How long does it take to travel from Heathrow Airport to central London?
Your Heathrow Airport taxi will take around 1hour and 30 minutes. The time is variable because traffic jam is ordinary in M25, especially on the busy routes connecting to the airport. The usual time that delays can happens is during peak hours of the day: 06:30-09:00 and 16:00-20:00. If your transfer is between these durations, please take an earlier transfer into consideration to arrive at the airport on time.

2. Why is taxi better than public transport?

Because it is faster, easier and more comfortable. The airport minicab service is door-to-door which allows you to travel directly between the airport and your accommodation with the least effort.

3. Where could I find my driver at the airport?

When you complete your booking process with us, a receipt will be sent to you including the meeting point, the taxi fares and driver’s contact information. We suggest you contact him before your transfer to confirm the meeting point and time.

4. Could I bring my golf bag on my Heathrow Airport taxi?

Yes, we accept special luggage such as golf bags, surf boards or ski poles on our executive cars. Remember to refer the information when you make the booking so we can prepare the most suitable car for your Heathrow transfer.

5. How about a bike?

You might book a large car (eg. Minibus) which can contain your bike. Please contact our customer service to receive the detailed instruction for your transfer from London to Heathrow.

6. What if my arriving flight to Heathrow Airport is delayed?

When booking at our site, we will ask you for your flight number which could help us track your flight time. However, if you are aware that your flight is delayed, please call our Customer Service as a backup way. The driver will be informed in case of any delay, so he can pick you up at the airport at the right time. If no delay is announced, our driver will wait for you 60 minutes after your schedule landing times.

7. How is Taxi2Airport’s cancellation policy?

  • If you cancel your Heathrow airport transfer up to 48 hours before, the cancellation charge is 25% of your ride’s fare.
  • If you cancel your Heathrow airport transfer between 48 – 24 hours before, the cancellation charge is 50% of your booking.
  • If you cancel your ride within 24 hours before, unfortunately that you still have to pay 100% of your fare.

 

8. Can I add a stopover between Heathrow Airport and my location in London?

Yes, we do provide additional stop with your Heathrow Airport Minicab for a small charge.

9. How can I book a Heathrow Airport Taxi?

We only accept bookings that are made more than 10 hours before your pick-up time. We recommend you to make the booking as soon as you know your transfer details so we can prepare the best transfer to London for you. You can easily fill in the booking form on top of the page and let us know when you need the transfer. You can choose what kind of car you want. For example you can pick a Heathrow Airport Minicab or a People Carriers. When you have picked a car, you can add some extra options to your booking and make the reservation. When you’ve paid we sent a booking confirmation to your e-mail.

10. Do you charge extra fee for credit card payment?

No, we don’t. The transfer fare is the final price and you don’t have to pay for any extra costs. We work with fixed prices so before you book you know what you have to pay.

11. Which cards do you accept?

We accept all major online payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Paypal, iDeal, Giropay, Diners Club, Sofort banking and Bancontact Mister Cash. All are secure.

London Heathrow Airport Taxi Transfers

London Heathrow Airport is the premier international airport in the United Kingdom and the busiest airport in Europe. With 2 runways, it has already covered over 99% of its capacity. Welcoming 75 million passengers in 2015 and that number increases every year, the airport is planning for an extension. After 7 decades of controversy, the government finally approves the construction of the 3rd runway. The new one which will be completed by 2025 is promised to create more than 180,000 new employments in UK and affect positively to the national economics.

With a commitment to making every journey better;, there are 80 airlines operating at London Heathrow Airport where the primary hub for British Airways is set. Among 185 destinations in 84 countries, the most popular ones include New York (JFK), Dubai, Dublin, Amsterdam and Hong Kong. The expansion plan also suggests an increase of 40 new destinations many of which are in emerging markets.

It is located 27 kilometres from the city of London. Make sure your taxi to Heathrow Airport picks you up at the right terminal, because the London Heathrow Airport has five of which four are currently open. Among them, Terminal 5 is World’s Best Airport Terminal. All terminals are easily accessible for your taxi. The taxi drive from Heathrow airport to the city of London is about 40 minutes. That depends on the location in London you’ll be dropped off, because London is a big city. With our Heathrow Taxi Transfers you arrive at your destination safely.

London Heathrow Airport facilities

The airport is very big and has a lot to offer. There is free Wi-Fi available throughout the terminal. If you don’t have a cell phone or maybe your battery is low, you could also go to the free computer desks they offer. There are computers in every terminal. The locations can be found on the terminal maps. When you’re done surfing on the Internet, you could walk through a variety of shops and restaurants. The airport was voted as World’s Best Airport for Shopping by Skytrax World Airport Awards. Whether you’re looking for last-minute gifts or souvenirs or looking for some designer clothes, The London Heathrow Airport has it all.

If you are going to have a long layover at Heathrow Airport, a good way to deal with the tiredness is reserving a room from one of numerous hotels near the airport. From luxury hotels such as London Heathrow Marriott Hotel, Sofitel London Heathrow, Radisson Blu Edwardian or Hilton Terminal 5, to affordable lodges from Travelodge Terminal 5 and Hotel Hoppa, Heathrow Airport is promised to be one of your most pleasant airport experience. If you want to go from there to London city centre, you can book one of our Airport Cars.

Heathrow Airport is one of the most religious-diversified airports in the world with chaplains of Anglican, Catholic, free church, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh. In each terminal, there is a multi-faith prayer room.

Besides innovations and expansions, they also think about the kids. London Heathrow Airport is the winner of the Mumsnet Silver Award 2015/2016 for kid friendly facilities. There is a lot of entertainment service for your children in the Stay and Play areas. These areas are for free and filled with slides, soft play areas, baby and junior zones. The playgrounds are located in terminal 2, 4 and 5. In terminal 3 is a Family Lounge with play area’s for the younger children and a Game Zone for children aged 10-15. And if you think that’s all; they also have a Kids Eat Free meal deal at London Heathrow Airport.

London Heathrow Airport Transfers

The main London Airport is easily accessed by road and public transport from central London. We recommend you to take a taxi for your Heathrow airport transfer. The taxi can drive you directly to your Heathrow terminals and ensure that you are not affected by any public transport delay. A private cab can transport you between Heathrow airport and any place in mainland Britain. It’s also possible to book a return ride. You can take a taxi to Heathrow Airport or you can take a taxi from Heathrow Airport to London.

Taxi Transfer between major London airports

London is a major airport system where there are 4 busy airports: Heathrow in the west, Gatwick in the south, Stansted and Luton in the north. Usually, you may need to make a transfer among these airports. The distance among them are quite far, that you are better arrange your transfer beforehand.

Gatwick airport which is UK’s 2nd largest airport is 68km from Heathrow Airport. It is possible that you may have a transit between these two busy airports. Travelling from Gatwick to Heathrow and reversely is easy thanks to developed transportation connection. Via M25, it takes approximately 50-60 minutes to travel. However, the route is usually under heavily congestion during peak hours in the morning (from 6:30 to 10:00). If you are planning to travel during the time, please consider to depart 15-30 minutes earlier. There are also coach and train options. National Express provides direct 75-minute-ride at £25 while there aren’t any direct train between Heathrow and Gatwick. You might take 2-3 trains which is time-consuming and inconvenient.

Located 48km from Central London and 69km from Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport is a base for several major European low-cost carriers (Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2.com). Stansted airport is serving over 170 destinations currently, which is more than any other airport in UK. It is a common transit of travellers to go from Stansted to Heathrow. A car-ride will take approximately one hour via M25. On this route, it is recommended to take a taxi because your transfer time should not be time-consuming that can affect your flight schedule.

The fourth airport serving London metropolitan area is London Luton Airport which is located 46km from Central London and 55km from Heathrow Airport. The fastest solution is a London Taxi which can take 40 minutes in normal traffic condition. You can relax because the route between Heathrow and Luton Airport is not as busy as Gatwicks.

London City Airport and London Southend Airport

London City Airport is the nearest airport from Central London. Located 11km to the east of the City of London, the airport is an international airport with over 4 million passengers every year. Many of them transfer to another London airport to continue their travel. An one-hour-ride via M25 will take you from London City Airport to Heathrow Airport effortlessly.

London Southend Airport is the newest airport in London which current terminal was completed in 2012. The transfer between Heathrow and Southend could take 90 minutes by car and 2 hours by train. If you want to relax during the transfer, instead of facing complicated and possible delayed public transportation, we recommend you to try a Heathrow Airport taxi from Taxi2Airport.com. The door-to-door service will ensure you reach the airport on time with the least effort. More than just a transfer, we want your beginning of your trip after a long and tired flight should be at its best.

Best Heathrow Airport Taxi Service

Book your airport Heathrow taxi with confidence when you reserve online with Taxi2Airport.com. We always recommend you to book your Heathrow Airport transfer in advance to avoid increasing fare. We provide you with the best deals on airport transfers Heathrow when you need to travel to or from the world’s second busiest airport. Your professional driver who is familiar to London traffic has been providing Heathrow transfers on a regular basis, so you can relax on your journey to your destination.

We specialise in airport transfers and provide services to hundreds of airports in over 50 countries around the world. If you travel on a regular basis, you only need to get in touch with one transfer provider from Heathrow, at Taxi2Airport we take the hassle out of airport transfers and are happy to partner with you. Your Heathrow cab will collect you at the specified time and place and whisk you to or from Heathrow Airport with maximum speed and minimum fuss. When you need professional airport transfers Heathrow from skilled drivers you can rely on our service. We check all our drivers on a regular basis to ensure they provide the excellent customer service we demand. You can opt for a variety of transfer vehicles to ensure your comfort throughout your journey to Heathrow Airport, these include sedans, limousines, minibuses and buses.

Your Heathrow Airport taxi driver is experienced in providing this transfer service to and from all major destinations across the UK. Heathrow Airport is just 16-mile-distant from the centre of London. Your professional driver has extensive experience driving to and from the UK’s capital city and will be able to get you to your destination in the shortest possible time, making allowances for the congestion and traffic that builds up around the Heathrow area and on the M25. If you have never visited London before, some of the popular tourist attractions include Windsor Castle, Thorpe Park and LegoLand Windsor are locate just nearby the airport. Travellers to and from London and its surrounds will discover the comfort and ease provided by the best Heathrow taxi service and drivers is guaranteed when booking with Taxi2Airport.com.

 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation about Coronavirus:

Good Evening,

The Coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced for decades – and this country is not alone.

All over the world we are seeing the devastating impact of this invisible killer.

And so tonight I want to update you on the latest steps we are taking to fight the disease and what you can do to help.

And I want to begin by reminding you why the UK has been taking the approach that we have.

Without a huge national effort to halt the growth of this virus, there will come a moment when no health service in the world could possibly cope; because there won’t be enough ventilators, enough intensive care beds, enough doctors and nurses.

And as we have seen elsewhere, in other countries that also have fantastic health care systems, that is the moment of real danger.

To put it simply, if too many people become seriously unwell at one time, the NHS will be unable to handle it – meaning more people are likely to die, not just from Coronavirus but from other illnesses as well.

So it’s vital to slow the spread of the disease.

Because that is the way we reduce the number of people needing hospital treatment at any one time, so we can protect the NHS’s ability to cope – and save more lives.

And that’s why we have been asking people to stay at home during this pandemic.

And though huge numbers are complying – and I thank you all – the time has now come for us all to do more.

From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction – you must stay at home.

Because the critical thing we must do is stop the disease spreading between households.

That is why people will only be allowed to leave their home for the following very limited purposes:

shopping for basic necessities, as infrequently as possible;

one form of exercise a day – for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household;

any medical need, to provide care or to help a vulnerable person; and

travelling to and from work, but only where this is absolutely necessary and cannot be done from home.

That’s all – these are the only reasons you should leave your home.

You should not be meeting friends. If your friends ask you to meet, you should say No.

You should not be meeting family members who do not live in your home.

You should not be going shopping except for essentials like food and medicine – and you should do this as little as you can. And use food delivery services where you can.

If you don’t follow the rules the police will have the powers to enforce them, including through fines and dispersing gatherings.

To ensure compliance with the Government’s instruction to stay at home, we will immediately:

close all shops selling non-essential goods,​ including clothing and electronic stores and other premises including libraries, playgrounds and outdoor gyms, and places of worship;

we will stop all gatherings of more than two people in public – excluding people you live with;

and we’ll stop all social events​, including weddings, baptisms and other ceremonies, but excluding funerals.

Parks will remain open for exercise but gatherings will be dispersed.

No Prime Minister wants to enact measures like this.

I know the damage that this disruption is doing and will do to people’s lives, to their businesses and to their jobs.

And that’s why we have produced a huge and unprecedented programme of support both for workers and for business.

And I can assure you that we will keep these restrictions under constant review. We will look again in three weeks, and relax them if the evidence shows we are able to.

But at present there are just no easy options. The way ahead is hard, and it is still true that many lives will sadly be lost.

And yet it is also true that there is a clear way through.

Day by day we are strengthening our amazing NHS with 7500 former clinicians now coming back to the service.

With the time you buy – by simply staying at home – we are increasing our stocks of equipment.

We are accelerating our search for treatments.

We are pioneering work on a vaccine.

And we are buying millions of testing kits that will enable us to turn the tide on this invisible killer.

I want to thank everyone who is working flat out to beat the virus.

Everyone from the supermarket staff to the transport workers to the carers to the nurses and doctors on the frontline.

But in this fight we can be in no doubt that each and every one of us is directly enlisted.

Each and every one of us is now obliged to join together.

To halt the spread of this disease.

To protect our NHS and to save many many thousands of lives.

And I know that as they have in the past so many times.

The people of this country will rise to that challenge.

And we will come through it stronger than ever.

We will beat the Coronavirus and we will beat it together.

And therefore I urge you at this moment of national emergency to stay at home, protect our NHS and save lives.

Thank you.

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