Checkout Some Good Hacks From Travelling Through Heathrow Airport

by GS Car Hire London Chauffeurs Services

If you are traveling to or from Central London to Heathrow Terminals, usually during the day, especially the peak times the Heathrow Express is the fastest way to get from Heathrow to 'Central London'

Legitimate Warning:  It depends on where your final destination in London is, you can also to take the tube or the Heathrow airport transfers from the drop off point. You can review the London Underground map with the help of Google maps.

Traveling between terminals on the Heathrow Express is free-

-If you are pushed for the time, you can get straight on the Heathrow Express and pay directly to the train guard.

-Mini Cabs or chauffeur services are an effective and speedy way to get from London to Heathrow for early mornings or late night arrivals and departures

At the Airport Terminals

Most of the times, chances are that not all carriers allow online check-in. You must make use of it, and don’t forget to print your boarding pass before you travel to the airport or check if the carrier has electronic boarding passes and email it to your phone as well.

Security check: Prepare yourself for security before reaching the security sections of the airport. Try to travel light, don't wear a belt, heels or boots and remove your laptop as well. Drink any kind of liquids before you get there.

Luggage/Baggage: You must clearly label your bags before you head to the airport. This will save your time while dropping them and picking them up after landing. Make sure you mention your phone number on the luggage so in case they are lost you can be contacted.

Flying in business or first class?

If you are flying in business or first class then you should make use of the 'Fast Track' lines. At times Heathrow express is overpriced then you can also use the Heathrow Connect, which leaves from the same platforms (just quite less frequently), makes a some extra stops, and is a whole lot cheaper than other sources.

Also, Make sure you don’t get fooled with the heavy Heathrow Express branding in the train as you can see some of the staff selling "tickets to central London". Make sure you explicitly ask for a Heathrow Connect ticket and not an Express one. (Just in case if your forget)

It also depends on where you’re heading in London, taking the Underground might be a better option. It's slow to Central London, but if you're heading, for instance, to Wimbledon or Earl's Court, it's the easiest way possible.

For probably 70% of people going to central London it will be as quick to use the tube rather than the Heathrow Express (for a chance that it’s very expensive at times).

Final Tip

Choosing the Heathrow airport transfers - is the most convenient and pocket friendly option. Note that black cabs from Heathrow are pretty much expensive.

The cabs you pick up from taxi ranks in London will be much more reasonably priced.  If you want to save money on the Heathrow to Windsor route you can arrange a pickup from your destination and feel free to negotiate with taxi services.

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