London Heathrow Airport Licensed Taxis
You will find a taxi rank outside each of the arrivals at all the terminals. They can take up to 5 passengers and are operated by London Licensed Taxis. The taxi company has information desks in all terminals or you can telephone Heathrow Airport Licensed Taxis on 020 8745 5325 or at Terminal 1 arrivals : 0044 (0)20 8745 7487 : Terminal 2 arrivals : 0044 (0)20 8745 5408 : Terminal 3 arrivals : 0044 (0)20 8745 4655 or Terminal 4 Arrivals on 020 8745 7302.
To give you some idea of fares a taxi to London City Centre will take anything between 45-65 minutes and cost in the region of £35: Marble Arch is £46, Heathrow Area Hotels are ten minutes away and will cost about £10: Feltham is a 20 minute journey and around £15. London Taxis can take up to 5 passengers.
London black cabs all have wheelchair access, so you do not have to worry about booking one prior to your travel date
Other Taxis outside London Heathrow Airport
Below are a list of other private taxi companies that operate to and from the airport but are not allowed to use the taxi rank:
To avoid the inevitable queues for taxis you can book your taxi in advance through Black Cab London (0800 169 5296 from the UK or 1-877 405 7622 from the USA). No waiting charges are incurred as the flights are monitored by reservation staff, and you will be met outside the customs area by your driver who will help you carry your luggage to the vehicle. They can also arrange your return journey at the time of booking.
CAT (Call Airport Transfer) Telephone: 020 8898 9555. Prices for up to 4 people (airport pick up service £5 extra and includes 30 mins waiting time). Hanworth £16, Twickenham or Teddington £18, St Margaret's £21, Richmond £22 & Ham or Kingston £25.
Chauffeur and Limousines at London Heathrow Airport
You may prefer to have a chauffeur driven car to and from the airport or even limousine hire. Below are some companies that offer this service.
Telephone 0800 458 9495: International 0044 (0)208 400 4829
Telephone 0800 0838 007
Surrey Executive Cars
Telephone 0044 (0)1932 231123
Cars for Stars
Telephone 0845 500 3030
Hummer and Limousine Hire