Heathrow is 27km from central London.
Taxi - you can get one of London's much-loved black cabs (or 'hackney carriages') from the rank outside the terminals. The cost to central London varies from GBP 45 to GBP 70 depending on the time of day and traffic, and cabs accept card payments.
Bus - There's a central bus station near Terminals 2 and 3, and coach stops outside Terminals 4 and 5.
Train - Premium non-stop train service Heathrow Express runs every 15 minutes and takes around 15 minutes to get to Paddington Station. Heathrow Connect also runs to Paddington and other stations in West London, and takes around 30 minutes to get to Paddington. Those with a late flight from Heathrow will be pleased to know that there are baggage lockers located at Paddington Station. You can leave your luggage in the lockers while you do any last-minute shopping or sightseeing, then pick them up before catching a train to the airport. London Underground (Piccadilly line) trains run to Heathrow Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5 and take around an hour to reach central London. You can pay for your journey on London Underground (or "the Tube") using a pre-paid Oyster card or contactless debit card. Oyster cards can be bought from the cashier window or at the self-service machines in the airport's Underground station.
Hotel shuttle - the Hotel Hoppa service runs between the terminals and hotels close to the airport. Buses stop just outside the terminals.
Car rental - there are 8 car rental operators that have desks in the Arrivals halls of all terminals.
Limousine - the airport's chauffeur service will take you to and from any destination in the UK.