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London Heathrow airport car hire

Airport Code: LHR

London Heathrow Airport is London's biggest and most important airport, handling more international traffic than any other airport in the world. Heathrow Airport is located 15 kilometres from the city of London, being the second closest airport to the city; London City Airport is the closest.

London Heathrow Airport is located in the outskirts of Greater London. Four terminals provide service, Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are connected, and Terminals 4 and 5 can be reached by Heathrow Express free train.

The latest fifth terminal (Heathrow Terminal 5) serves predominantly British Airways flights to and from London.

Before landing, book a cheap Heathrow Airport car hire vehicle and begin your trip with comfort and freedom to discover the city at your own leisure. Our search engine will find for you car hire discounts in Heathrow Airport in London.

Book Heathrow Airport car hire with us and find 7 seater, 9 seater, or luxury car hire vehicles. We have low cost car hire service for your arrival to London Heathrow Airport.

Main car hire companies have desks at the Arrivals Zone in every one of the Terminals for your convenience.

Car hire companies in Heathrow Airport include:

  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Europcar
  • National
  • Alamo
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Budget Car Rental

After collecting your Heathrow Airport car rental vehicle, prepare to tour the sites and make your way into the city. Take the M25 Highway, close to the airport for destinations such as Great Britain, and the M4 for London, the west side of England and south Wales. It takes about one hour to drive from Heathrow Airport to London in a rental car.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: London, England, UK

Airport Code: LHR

Telephone: +44(0)870 000 0123

Distance: London city || 14 Miles / 22 km / 50 minutes by rental car from Downtown London

Address: London Heathrow Airport 234 Bath Road Harlington Middlesex UB3 5AP Great Britain

Timezone: GMT+0

Population: 7,512,400


Gallery and Museum Tour

Talking about London means talking about 180 museums and galleries available for you to visit, and the best part is most of them have free entrance.

The difference between museum and gallery is sometimes very small, but the world's best galleries are located in London; enclosures dedicated exclusively to paintings, photographs and graphics displays.

Visiting London in a car hire vehicle is the best practice to get to see every spot in the city and the surroundings.

Tour the interesting galleries in London. The National Gallery and Tate Britain are the first in the list of recommendations.

London's history is full of Football, Rugby and Cricket. Special expositions have been created to explain their English origins. Wimbledon Tournament, one of the most famous tennis tournaments has today its own museum. Drive through the Church Road, SW19 to find the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. Visit the FA Premier League Hall Of Fame, or take the SE1 in your London rental car headed to Westminster Bridge Road to visit the Country Hall, in the Riverside Building.

Hire a car in London, from Heathrow Airport drive to any site in the city and make your visit worth the time, by touring at your own pace and leisure through London in a rental car.

London Street walking

Streetwalking around London is one of the best practices to get the real sense of this English city. Some favourite streets and squares highly visited by tourists include Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street, and Leicester Squar

Park your car hire vehicle in London city and opt to walk around the streets in this beautiful city to get a better sense of London's atmosphere and people.

Day Trips

Hyde Park

This is one of the major parks in London city, England. An ideal spot to relax, tour around, have long walks and enjoy leisure time. The park is divided by Serpentine Lake, and it's next to the gardens of Kensington, considered part of Hyde Park.

Drive to London's top sites

From Heathrow Airport, drive in a rental car to London city and start visiting every interesting site there is in the city.

Among the 48 bridges over Thames River, the most famous one is the Tower Bridge, one of the city's most international views. One of the most beautiful bridges however would be Vauxhall Bridge. These structures are symbols of art, culture, agriculture, architecture and science.

London Tower is the city's most visited place along with the Tower Bridge. Bridges and fortresses were built over Thames River due to the crown's concern to reign over this river. The first bridge ever crossing the Thames was in the same place where today London Bridge stands.

Tower Bridge in London

What better way to see all the city than in a car hire vehicle from your arrival to Heathrow Airport in London.

Drive in your Heathrow car hire vehicle to get a good sense of the city's magic, drive to London Tower on Tower Hill, EC3N; the Tower Bridge on Bridge Street, or London Bridge on Cannon Street.


Novotel London Paddington

3 Kingdom Street

Sheldon Square




Tel (+44)207/2666000

Fax (+44)207/2666010

The Strand Palace Hotel

372 Strand, London, WC2R 0JJ

Tel: +44 (0)20 7379 473

Airlines Providing Airport Services to London, England, UK

  • Aegean Airlines
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroflot
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Astana
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Air Malta
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Seychelles
  • Air Transat
  • Alitalia
  • All Nippon Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Arik Air
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