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How to get a ride with Uber from the airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions about a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Heathrow Airport tips
Wifi at Heathrow Airport
Free wifi is available throughout Heathrow Airport’s terminal facilities—you just need to select the Heathrow wifi network and follow the on-screen instructions. Quicker connections are also available in a pay-as-you-go package.
Heathrow Airport parking
Heathrow has plenty of car parking options, covering short-stay parking, long-stay parking, business parking, and pod parking as well as meet-and-greet and valet parking services.
Luggage storage at Heathrow Airport
Luggage storage is available in each Heathrow Airport terminal. Prices depend on the amount of time you need your luggage stored. You can store your items for up to 90 days.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at London Heathrow Airport?
Uber is available at Heathrow Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Uber Heathrow pickup location?
To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much does an Uber trip from Heathrow to London cost?
Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from Heathrow Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Parking charges and airport fees might also be added to your final trip price.
- How long will it take to get a pickup through Uber?
Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and other factors. Once you request your ride, check the app for an estimated waiting time.
London Heathrow terminals: visitor information
Uber is the ideal choice for travelers arriving to or departing from London Heathrow. The 2nd-busiest airport in the world, London Heathrow serves the greater London area, as well as much of southern England. You can find Heathrow Airport around 25 kilometers (16 miles) west of central London, which makes it easy to access by car, public transport, or Uber. Heathrow to London’s city center is around an hour’s journey, so for anyone traveling to or from England’s capital city, it’s a great choice.
Heathrow Airport terminals
London Heathrow has 4 active terminals: Terminals 2, 3, 4, and 5. Terminals 2 and 3 are located on the east side of Heathrow Airport, Terminal 4 on the south side, and Terminal 5 on the west side. Among the many airlines served:
- Aer Lingus
- British Airways
- British Airways
Dining at Heathrow
Heathrow offers a wide selection of more than 30 restaurants, cafes, and bars, so whether you want to fill up before a departure or after you arrive, there are plenty of Heathrow restaurants to choose from.
Getting around LHR
It’s easy to transfer among the terminals at London Heathrow Airport. Terminals 2 and 3 are walking distance from each other, while regular shuttles connect Terminals 4 and 5. The Heathrow Express is also available, travelling from Terminal 5 to Terminals 2 and 3, then connecting to central London.
Things to do at LHR
Whether you’re looking for designer jackets or luxury watches, you’ll find a wide range of Heathrow Airport shops to explore. For people who want to pick up a souvenir for friends or family, there are many duty-free Heathrow Airport shops to explore. The airport’s travel shops ensure that you’re fully prepared for your flight. A number of luxury and premium airport lounges are also available, including the No1 Lounge and Club Aspire Lounge, both situated in Terminal 3.
Heathrow Airport showers
Heathrow Airport lounges offer numerous shower facilities—among them, the Plaza Premium Lounge, the No1 Lounge, and the Club Aspire Lounge and Spa. In addition, showers may be available in airlines’ own lounges.
Hotels near Heathrow Airport
About 20 hotels are in Heathrow Airport’s immediate surrounding area, making them the perfect choice for guests on a layover or for people who arrive in the early-morning hours. With central London just a short journey away, there is a wide variety of budget and luxury hotel accommodation options to explore.
Points of interest near Heathrow Airport
If you have a significant amount of time during a layover, you could venture into central London. There’s also plenty to see and do in the immediate vicinity of LHR Airport, including:
- Ham House
- Legoland Windsor Resort
- London Motor Museum
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
- Windsor Castle
Find more information about LHR Airport here.