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London Heathrow Airport Taxis and Transfers

Great rates for your London Heathrow airport taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

Top-rated Heathrow airport transfer

There’s nothing better after a long flight than knowing your transfer from Heathrow airport has been taken care of. If you’re looking for a quick, direct and reliable transfer, look no further than a Heathrow airport taxi.

The moment you arrive at Heathrow airport (LHR), your private driver will be waiting to greet you, holding a sign displaying your name, even if your flight is delayed. After a friendly greeting, your driver will then lend a hand with your luggage and lead you to your pre-selected vehicle. 

Once you are sat comfortably in your Heathrow airport taxi, your driver will give you a couple of tips and suggestions on what to do during your stay in London. Our drivers are ambassadors of their city, with thorough knowledge of the best attractions and hidden gems for your trip. All you need to do is enjoy a relaxed and comfortable trip from Heathrow airport to London.

While you’re in London, you can choose to use Welcome Pickups for all your in-destination travel needs, or you can take a local London taxi by hailing one from the street, walking to a taxi rank or calling a local radio company.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
105 €
105 €
45 MIN
130 €
130 €
50 MIN
55 €
55 €
35 MIN

Our Heathrow airport taxi fleet

Whether you’re landing in Heathrow Airport (LHR) or Gatwick Airport (LGW), Welcome Pickups can satisfy the transfer needs of both small and large groups of travellers. Because we know the importance of keeping your group together when you arrive in a new city, you have the option to choose either a stylish sedan or spacious minivan for your transfer to London. When travelling with a small group of up to 4 people, a sedan the ideal option for your transfer. However, if you’re visiting London with a large group of friends (up to 8), a minivan will be extremely comfortable for you.

Heathrow airport traditional black cab


Heathrow Taxi (Sedan)

number of passengers


price to City Centre


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Directions for your Heathrow airport transfer

Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the second busiest airport in the world and a major hub for international flights. The airport is located just 24 km away from the city centre, so when traffic flow is moderate, a Heathrow airport taxi journey to the city centre of London takes approximately 30 minutes.  As soon as your journey begins, your driver will take the M-4 (N) motorway towards London. Once you reach central London, your driver will use the smaller local roads to reach the exact location of your hotel.

Is a Heathrow airport taxi for you?

Taking a taxi from Heathrow airport is the most convenient and safe option when it comes to travelling to the city centre of London. Heathrow airport taxis are available 24/7 and are known for providing excellent services. In contrast, struggling with your luggage through public transportation can be inconvenient, frustrating and time-consuming.

Cost of a Heathrow airport taxi

The local drivers at Heathrow airport don’t offer a set-rate fee for the journey into the city centre of London. Instead, they will calculate the cost of your journey using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled to your destination. The average cost is around €105 (£90), however, this may vary during the night and on major holidays.

Please note that from 1st November 2021, all vehicles entering Heathrow terminal drop-off zones will be subjected to a €5.90 (£5) “Terminal Drop-Off Charge”. Taxis that are licensed with London Taxi and Private Hire (TPH), will have a 100% discount. Private hire vehicles (PHVs) do not have a 100% discount from the “Terminal Drop-Off Charge”. PHV drivers and operators will need to pay the fee if they drop-off in the terminal drop-off zones.
Moreover, an extra charge of €3.30 (£2.80) will be required for journeys that leave from Heathrow Airport taxi ranks.

If you wish to travel at a flat rate fare from London Heathrow airport, we suggest booking a transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups.

The benefits of booking a Welcome Airport Taxi

At Welcome, we stand out from the competition as we are the first company to deliver fully personalised, in-destination travel experiences. In fact, upon your arrival at London Heathrow airport, we will be there to take care of all your travel needs, including your transfer, travel products, amazing tours and advice on things-to-do in the city. make the most of your time in London with Welcome Pickups.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Heathrow?

If you’re looking to take a local taxi from Heathrow airport to London city centre, a one-way journey will cost around €105 (£90). However, this is only an estimate, as you will be charged using a taximeter based on distance.

Where do I meet my driver?

To make sure your transfer from Heathrow airport runs as smoothly as possible, we will send you an email containing your driver’s name, a recent photo and their phone number, 24 hours before you fly. Then, on the day of your pickup, you will find them waiting just outside of the arrivals hall exit doors.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

At Welcome, we ensure that all of our drivers receive immediate alerts on any flight schedule changes. So, you can rest assured that your driver will always be there when you land.

Is the cost of a London Heathrow airport taxi per person?

No. All of our transfer prices are per vehicle, never per person. You can fill our Heathrow airport taxis for one set-cost.

How do I find a London taxi during my stay?

Getting a London taxi while in the city centre couldn’t be simpler. You can hail one of the classic black cabs from the street, walk to a taxi rank and take one from there, or take a minicab by calling one of the radio taxi companies in London.

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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