|Terminal||Location||Motorway Junctions||Post Code|
|1||Centre of Heathrow||M4, Junction 4||M25, Junction 15||A4 (local road)||TW6 1AP|
|2||Centre of Heathrow||M4, Junction 4||M25, Junction 15||A4 (local road)||TW6 1EW|
|3||Centre of Heathrow||M4, Junction 4||M25, Junction 15||A4 (local road)||TW6 1QG|
|4||South Heathrow||M4, Junction 4b||M25, Junction 14||A30 (local road)||TW6 3XA|
|5||Western Perimeter Road||M4, Junction 4b||M25, Junction 14||TW6 2GA|
Maps and Directions
Heathrow is easily accesible by car and all forms of public transport. The airport is 15 miles west of London on the M4 motorway, near the M25 interchange.
Below you can find driving directions, including easy-to-read maps, information on the correct motorway exits, estimated distances to Heathrow from locations around the south east, and the correct postcodes for satellite navigation devices.
All Heathrow's terminals are well signposted from the appropriate motorway junctions and A road exits - make sure you know which terminal to go to before setting out. The table below shows which exit to leave at for each terminal, and also provides the correct postcodes for satellite navigation systems.
Our map will give you an overview of Heathrow's location and the surrounding area, also highlighting the main approach roads.
Alternatively, you can search the AA Route Planner for tailored directions.
Distances by miles when driving from:
|Kingston Upon Thames||10|
For security reasons, private cars are prohibited from stopping on the terminal forecourt roads for any purpose other than to set down passengers. Waiting is not permitted on the terminal forecourt. Cars left unattended are liable to be towed away by the police and a retrieval charge levied. If you need to leave your car unattended while picking up/dropping off airline passengers, use one of the short stay or long stay car parks.
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