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Average journey time: 1 hour 23 mins

Heathrow Terminal 5 to Stratford (London)

Leave at 23:23 and arrive at 00:46
Journey time 01:23
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Piccadilly line to Holborn

  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
  • Hatton Cross Underground Station
  • Hounslow West Underground Station
  • Hounslow Central Underground Station
  • Hounslow East Underground Station
  • Osterley Underground Station
  • Boston Manor Underground Station
  • Northfields Underground Station
  • South Ealing Underground Station
  • Acton Town Underground Station
  • Turnham Green Underground Station
  • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
  • Barons Court Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • Knightsbridge Underground Station
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Leicester Square Underground Station
  • Covent Garden Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Change for

    Travel disruption notes

    Changes to Routes 135 277 D7 N277 and N550 at Canary Wharf from Saturday 17 April: Buses towards Old Street Station, Dalston Junction, Mile End, Islington (Angel) and Trafalgar Square now operate via Bank Street and Upper Bank Street instead of North Colonnade and Canada Square East

    Heathrow Terminal 5 to Stratford (London)

    Leave at 23:32 and arrive at 00:55
    Journey time 01:23
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Piccadilly line to Green Park

    • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
    • Hatton Cross Underground Station
    • Hounslow West Underground Station
    • Hounslow Central Underground Station
    • Hounslow East Underground Station
    • Osterley Underground Station
    • Boston Manor Underground Station
    • Northfields Underground Station
    • South Ealing Underground Station
    • Acton Town Underground Station
    • Turnham Green Underground Station
    • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
    • Barons Court Underground Station
    • Earl's Court Underground Station
    • Gloucester Road Underground Station
    • Knightsbridge Underground Station
    • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
    • Green Park Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Change for Jubilee line to Stratford

    • Westminster Underground Station
    • Waterloo Underground Station
    • Southwark Underground Station
    • London Bridge Underground Station
    • Bermondsey Underground Station
    • Canada Water Underground Station
    • Canary Wharf Underground Station
    • North Greenwich Underground Station
    • Canning Town Underground Station
    • West Ham Underground Station
    • Stratford Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

    STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

    LONDON ROAD, STAINES: Routes 117 203 216 290 curtailed / diverted due to road resurfacing works on behalf of Surrey County Council. Routes 203 216 curtailed at Crooked Billet Roundabout. Routes 117 290 diverted both ways via Worple Road, Staines Road, Laleham Road and South Street, for Staines bus station.

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Heathrow Terminal 5 to Stratford (London)

      Leave at 23:42 and arrive at 01:05
      Journey time 01:23
      You will need to make 2 changes

      Start with Piccadilly line to Green Park

      • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
      • Hatton Cross Underground Station
      • Hounslow West Underground Station
      • Hounslow Central Underground Station
      • Hounslow East Underground Station
      • Osterley Underground Station
      • Boston Manor Underground Station
      • Northfields Underground Station
      • South Ealing Underground Station
      • Acton Town Underground Station
      • Turnham Green Underground Station
      • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
      • Barons Court Underground Station
      • Earl's Court Underground Station
      • Gloucester Road Underground Station
      • Knightsbridge Underground Station
      • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
      • Green Park Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

      Change for Jubilee line to Stratford

      • Westminster Underground Station
      • Waterloo Underground Station
      • Southwark Underground Station
      • London Bridge Underground Station
      • Bermondsey Underground Station
      • Canada Water Underground Station
      • Canary Wharf Underground Station
      • North Greenwich Underground Station
      • Canning Town Underground Station
      • West Ham Underground Station
      • Stratford Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

      STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

      Changes to Routes 135 277 D7 N277 and N550 at Canary Wharf from Saturday 17 April: Buses towards Old Street Station, Dalston Junction, Mile End, Islington (Angel) and Trafalgar Square now operate via Bank Street and Upper Bank Street instead of North Colonnade and Canada Square East

      Buses

      Average journey time: 2 hours 20 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 3 hours 03 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Stratford (London) cost from £10.40 to £12.40


      Return journey: Stratford (London) to Heathrow Terminal 5


      Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Stratford (London) by train is 1 hour 23 mins

      There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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