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Map and Directions to Heathrow Airport

Map and Directions

While Heathrow Airport is a fantastic location that allows you to jet off around the world, before you board your plane, you need to make your way to the airport itself. Thankfully, Heathrow Airport is very accessible by car, and there is a wide range of public transport options available for people to get to and from Heathrow Airport with ease.

Heathrow Airport is close to London, just 15 miles to the west of the English capital on the M4 motorway, and this is close to the M25 interchange.

Map and Directions to Heathrow Airport

Map and Directions - FAQs

What are the postcodes for Heathrow Airport terminals?

  • The postcode for Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport is TW6 1EW
  • The postcode for Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport is TW6 1QG
  • The postcode for Terminal 4 at Heathrow Airport is TW6 3XA
  • The postcode for Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport is TW6 2GA

If you are driving to the airport and plan on using your Sat-Nav, these are the all-important postcodes you should use. Alternatively, if you are booking a taxi, feel free to use these postcodes in addition to the terminal name to ensure the driver is fully informed about the trip.

What are the motorway junctions for Heathrow Airport terminals?

If you are making your Terminal 2 or Terminal 3, which is at the centre of Heathrow, you should use the M4, Junction 4 or the M25, Junction 15..

If you are travelling to Terminal 4, which is at the south of Heathrow, you should use the M4, Junction 4b or the M25, Junction 14.

If you are travelling to Terminal 5, which is located on the Western Perimeter Road, you should also use the M4, Junction 4b or the M25, Junction 14.

How far is it to Heathrow from major towns and cities?

If you are travelling to Heathrow Airport from one of the leading major towns or cities in relative distance, you need to plan your journey. The following information displays the miles to Heathrow Airport from leading towns or cities:

  • From Basingstoke, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 38 miles
  • From Brighton, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 67 miles
  • From Cambridge, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 70 miles
  • From Chelmsford, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 69 miles
  • From Clapham, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 17 miles
  • From Croydon, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 23 miles
  • From Dartford, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 60 miles
  • From Dorking, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 30 miles
  • From Guildford, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 26 miles
  • From Kingston upon Thames, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 10 miles
  • From Portsmouth, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 68 miles
  • From Reading, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 28 miles
  • From Redhill, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 35 miles
  • From Southampton, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 70 miles
  • From Tunbridge Wells, the distance to Heathrow Airport is 60 miles
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Are there security restrictions at Heathrow Airport?

You should be aware that cars entering Heathrow Airport are prohibited from stopping on the terminal forecourt roads unless they are setting down passengers. You are not allowed to wait on a terminal forecourt, and any vehicle left unattended is liable to be towed away, resulting on a retrieval fee being set.

Any driver having to leave their car unattended when picking up or dropping off passengers is advised to use the short-stay or long-stay car parks at Heathrow Airport.

How can I book parking at Heathrow Airport?

You’ll find various firms and websites offering Heathrow Airport Parking, with the airport itself claiming that their Airport Parking Shop offers the best deals, including the chance to save up to 60% on the price you would pay at the gate.

Please shop around if you are looking for the best price or the best value for money when parking at Heathrow Airport.