Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
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
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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.
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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.