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    Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport - Book & Save

    Auto Europe provides you with high quality car rental services at the most competitive prices at more than 20 000 locations worldwide. Pick up your car hire from Heathrow Airport and start enjoying your journey in London as soon as you get off the plane! Search our large selection of vehicles online before booking, or call +441233225114 to speak with an agent. Auto Europe also offers an exciting range of luxury cars to enjoy during your visit to London.

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    Airport Information

    London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in Europe and the second busiest in the world by international passenger traffic. The airport is located 14 miles west from central London. It handles over 70 million passengers a year. The airport consists of five terminals and it services around 90 airlines. British Airways' primary hub is based at Heathrow and it also acts as the primary operating base for Virgin Atlantic.

    London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
    Address: Greater London TW6 1AP, United Kingdom
    Telephone: +44 844 335 1801
    Airlines operating at London Heathrow Airport: The airport serves over 90 airlines to worldwide destinations.

    Where to pick up my car hire at London Heathrow Airport

    Each terminal building has a designated place for car rental desks; Terminal 2: Level 1 arrivals and departures, Terminal 3: Level 0 - check-in and arrivals, Terminal 4: Level 0 arrivals and Terminal 5: Level 0 - arrivals. All major car hire brands are available at London Heathrow Airport. It is best to verify in advance which terminal you arrive at, so that you know where to pick up your car. While picking up your car hire at Heathrow Airport, make sure to check your vehicle for any pre-existing damages and mark them on your pick-up report.

    Should your flight be delayed, please call your rental supplier, the number to which is stated on your rental voucher issued by Auto Europe. When dropping-off the vehicle, please make sure to learn where to return it and leave your vehicle according to the chosen fuel policy. Additionally, check the opening times of your rental supplier and make sure to pick up the car on time.

    Budget Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport Budget at Heathrow Airport
    Northrop Rd,
    London, England TW6 2QA

    +44 (0) 344 544 4600
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Europcar Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport Europcar at Heathrow Airport
    Northern Perimeter Road West,
    London, England TW6 2QE

    +44 (0) 371 384 3410
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Hertz Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport Hertz at Heathrow Airport
    Northern Perimeter Road West,
    London, England TW6 2QD

    +44 (0) 843 309 3009
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Sixt Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport Sixt at Heathrow Airport
    Great South West Road,
    London, England TW14 0PR

    +44 (0) 844 576 0239
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    National Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport National at Heathrow Airport
    Northern Perimeter Road,
    London, England TW6 2RG

    +44 (0) 208 897 2100
    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Sun 5:00 AM - 11:59 PM


    There are currently five passenger terminals (Terminals 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5). Terminal 1 has been incorporated into Terminal 2, which service all Star Alliance members, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Flybe and Icelandair. Terminal 3 is dedicated for long-haul routes to the United States, Asia and other Far East destinations. Terminal 4 handles flights to Asia and North Africa and a few flights to Europe. Terminal 5 is the main hub for British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express. Heathrow Express offers connections between all terminals and central London.

    Airport Facilities

    As one of the world's busiest airports Heathrow offers sensational food and shopping options. The options are varied among the terminals, but all terminals have the same level of service. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the terminals for the duration of your stay at Heathrow. Financial facilities such as ATMs and cash machines are scattered throughout the airport.

    How to get to and from Heathrow Airport

    There are several ways to get to Heathrow Airport, including train, underground and bus. Heathrow Express, a train service, is the fastest way to get to central London, with a journey time of 15 minutes to London Paddington. The airport is also serviced by London underground Piccadilly Line. There are three underground stations at the airport - one for Terminal 2 and 3, and the other two stations at Terminal 4 and 5 respectively. London Underground is the most cost-effective option of transportation with travel time under one hour. Buses and taxis are also available, but typically take longer and are more expensive. Transportation is located at the ground level of all terminals. However, a car rental from Heathrow Airport is the most convenient way of getting around.

    Parking Tips

    There are approximately 18,000 parking spots at and around the airport. It is best to pre-plan parking if you know in advance that you will be leaving a car at the airport. Pricing varies between parking garages, and fees are dependent on proximity to the terminals.

    If you rent a car from Heathrow Airport and you have plans to drive into central London, it is a good idea to plan your trip ahead of time, as it can be difficult to find parking in the city. Please also take note of whether you will be driving within the Congestion Charge Zone, and ensure that you pay the charge on time. Learn about local driving regulations with our UK driving information page.

    Parking restrictions operate for on-street parking Monday to Saturday from 8.40am to 6.30pm, with signs indicating more detailed rules and restrictions. For areas that operate a pay and display scheme, a ticket must be purchased and displayed visibly on your car's dashboard.

    Many car parks operate within London, and you can recognise them from the blue sign with a white capital 'P'. These include approximately 100 National Car Parks, together with Q-Park, which offers a discount when you book ahead.

    Useful links

    Official Website of London Heathrow Airport