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London Paddington Railway Station (PAD)

Train Station
Paddington, London
  • Chris P.
    "Heathrow Express is the fastest way to the airport"(34 Tips)
    C F.
    "Want to take a Paddington Bear home, or one of the books?"(15 Tips)
    Toni B.
    "box at Yo!Sushi"(8 Tips)
    Dan C.
    "Told me the platform number before the station did"(7 Tips)
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  • Anthony P.
    Anthony Popeo2 weeks ago
    Home of Heathrow Express but a bit of a bitch to get to
  • Sergei K.
    Busy but easy.
  • Serkan Y.
    Train station to district
  • Sole A.
    Sole AngelApril 25
    Big station. Follow the signs. Keep moving.
  • just m.
    just meApril 21
    Been here 10+ times
    Feels like home
    Upvoted May 4
  • Ed W.
    Ed WoodcockApril 10
    Been here 50+ times
    Have a pint in the pub on the top floor while you wait for your train.
  • JK
    JKApril 6
    Heathrow Express is the quickest way yo Heathrow airport which only takes 15 minutes. The first train departs Paddington at 05.10 Monday - Saturday and at 6.10 on Sundays
  • David W.
    If you're travelling on the Night Riviera to Penzance, you can wait in the First Class lounge on Pl. 1 from 21:30 onwards
  • Danai F.
    Danai FassouliFebruary 27
    Been here 5+ times
    Eazy station to find your train
  • Matt B.
    Matt BarberFebruary 12
    Been here 25+ times
    Upstairs in 'the lawn', you can find nice breakfast rolls in the pub.
  • Haytham I.
    Haytham IbrahimJanuary 17
    Central station that's close to Hyde Park. 15 mins from Heathrow airport via the Heathrow express.
  • Paul F.
    Paul FosterDecember 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The newly uncluttered 'Lawn' ( that's what it once used to be ) extends the civility of the grand train shed right up to the hotel
  • Torzin S
    Torzin SDecember 18, 2016
    It is not friendly to large luggage carrier.
  • Fathima D.
    Fathima DadaNovember 19, 2016
    Convenient and slick and span. Easy Taryn to taxi and airport access.
  • Mike S.
    Mike ScherzerNovember 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the using the Heathrow Express.
  • Dai T.
    Dai TheBayOctober 30, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Stunning architecture, one of London's key stations. Easy to use, good facilities. Great tube links.
  • Stephen .
    Good station with lots of facilities, including coffee shops, restaurants and numerous places to grab some food before or after your journey, there's also a small supermarket.
  • clive k.
    clive kornitzerSeptember 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Not the best of London's stations needs a refresh
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinAugust 31, 2016
    The Heathrow connect departs from here and is a lot cheaper than the Heathrow Express, though the latter saves you 10 minutes.
  • Alistair
    AlistairAugust 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    One of London's most beautiful stations.
  • Nikos S.
    Nikos SpyrouAugust 1, 2016
    Super busy. Always check before you travel there
  • Naomi
    NaomiJuly 4, 2016
    not enough food options
  • Sandro D.
    Sandro Di SimplicioJune 26, 2016
    Lots of shops!!
  • Gina E.
    Gina EstradaJune 21, 2016
    It's always crowded but, there's always people who can tell you which way go and big screens 😉
  • Plwm B.
    Plwm BwmJune 11, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the most beautiful stations in the world.
  • Gatwick T.
    Gatwick TaxiJune 10, 2016
    Gatwick Airport Taxi Read more
  • Wendy P.
    Wendy Petrik-CarrollMay 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome and convenient. DO NOT stay at the Hilton. Gross. Rude staff.
  • Ged C.
    Ged CarrollApril 5, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Quickest way to Heathrow from central London
  • Rob D.
    Rob DFebruary 26, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Train delayed? No problem, just head to the Mad Bishop.
  • Kirsty J.
    Kirsty JaneFebruary 5, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Between 630-730pm on Fridays is just horrible. Avoid!!
  • Ixora A.
    Ixora AyunaNovember 8, 2015
    Quite peaceful on a Sunday morning.
  • Owen
    OwenOctober 16, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Be ready for the rush when the train's platform is announced
  • Owen
    OwenOctober 16, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Brilliant roof
  • Alexandre C.
    Alexandre CurielOctober 11, 2015
    Train services to Western Britain
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen CrockerJune 21, 2015
    The shops are a bit hard to navigate. The WiFi coverage varies over the concourse with various hotspots available.
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver SnaluneJune 1, 2015
    the services and the convienience
  • Saeed K.
    Saeed KabrahMay 30, 2015
    Always busy, but every thing more smoothly
  • Al-Johara A.
    Upper crust has an amazing cheese-mushroom croissant.
  • Dayna M.
    Dayna McAlpineApril 27, 2015
    Free wifi and great amenities, yo sushi is great for killing a wait for a train.
  • Amir Afiq A.
    Amir Afiq AzmiApril 9, 2015
    beautiful train station macam Kuala Lumpur railway station.
  • Mohammed
    MohammedApril 6, 2015
    Midnight everything close
  • Mohammed
    MohammedApril 6, 2015
    No waiting are 👎...the good thing that there is marks spenser
  • Aseem M.
    Aseem MudbidriMarch 28, 2015
    The first Paddington Connect to Heathrow leaves at 0442. Platform info display 10 mins before departure. Oyster can be used till H&H. Need ticket for further travel. Takes 25 min + walk to terminal
  • Kinnari J.
    Kinnari JMarch 25, 2015
    Busy station at peak times! Good location
  • Col E.
    Col EustaceMarch 16, 2015
    Trains - what more do you want?
  • Rod V.
    Rod VTMarch 14, 2015
    Just visiting is worth, the Harry Potter store is here (super expensive btw).
  • Pieter W.
    Pieter WesterhofMarch 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Friday evening? Get there at least 45 mins early. Insufficient staff and ticket machines to deal with pickups and new bookings. Huge queues.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussMarch 12, 2015
    Well located in the city center. The London Heathrow express is undoubtably the best way to get into the city center short of a helicopter. Otherwise it's just a basic train station.
  • Otan A.
    Otan A.March 12, 2015
    15 min train ride to airport. Awesome.
  • prima f.
    prima filiMarch 11, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    I like this station, it's not insanely busy and it's also airy and pretty. Good amount of shops and cafés to make time for your train.
  • Faris B.
    Faris BaderMarch 9, 2015
    The station is amazing. Huge and very beautiful. Trains are always on time.
  • Mary Colette N.
    Big place, many shops and restaurants around.
  • Lunar H.
    Lunar HFebruary 24, 2015
    Famous for Paddington Bear
  • Lunar H.
    Lunar HFebruary 24, 2015
    The pub has a free toilet
  • Sarah T.
    Sarah TaylorFebruary 17, 2015
    Remember the sneaky exit to platforms 10-14 if you're coming from H&C line or the HEX or it's a long walk
  • Brad T.
    Brad TFebruary 12, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of your nicer train stations. Mind you. Still a train station.
  • Johannes D.
    Johannes DriessenFebruary 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The Hammersmith and City line and Circle line are a 5+ minute walk away from the main station. Follow the colored lines on the flour and allow extra time!
  • Helen L.
    Helen L.💕January 31, 2015
    Convenient, the signs are very clear to understand.
  • megan
    meganJanuary 27, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The Bagel Factory is actually pretty good for a quick to-go meal. If you're killing time, find the Paddington Bear statue!
  • Brunel
    BrunelJanuary 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Very well connected station to subaway and rail. Lots of options for food. Quiet cafe and sandwich shop at the top floor towards the back of station.
  • Bijan Y.
    Bijan YoungJanuary 19, 2015
    Not a fan of the architecture but functionally it works. And the restaurants ate good variety within M&s as well as walk bridge to the Hilton in case you need a more private meeting.
  • Evgeny Lutsko J.
    Evgeny Lutsko JohnFTWJanuary 18, 2015
    great looking station
  • Cory W.
    Cory WesleyJanuary 17, 2015
    If the blue line ran half as well as trains in this station, I wouldn't dread my commute nearly as much.
  • Stefania M.
    Stefania ManiJanuary 17, 2015
    Free wifi! Heathrow express will take you to/from airport in 15/20 minutes!
  • B P.
    B PJanuary 17, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The Paddington Bear Statue has been moved to Platform 1, under the clock.
  • Matthew N.
    Matthew NgJanuary 11, 2015
    Huge station - shops close to the entrance.
  • Mat C.
    Mat CollisJanuary 10, 2015
    Cool place. Lots to choose from. M&S to McDonald's to yo sushi to starbucks etc
  • Sara C.
    Sara CoJanuary 8, 2015
    I will take good care of this bear xx lol
  • megan
    meganJanuary 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The bagel sandwich place is surprisingly good.
  • Jaimie M.
    Jaimie McGuireJanuary 4, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Look out for * next to destinations to denote the next fastest train to Reading
  • Arron S.
    Arron SolankiDecember 14, 2014
    On a very rare occasion you may find a train running on time
  • Dertie B.
    Dertie BixonDecember 4, 2014
    Ideal if you wish to catch a train heading West.
  • Dominic F.
    Dominic FeeneyNovember 22, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    There's a good selection of food options including Burger King, upper crust, Mexican, sushi, cafe and two bars with pub food. There's also an M&S food, wh smiths and sainsburys
  • Jeffrey-Ryan B.
    Jeffrey-Ryan B.November 21, 2014
    Such a hub of transit! Try the First Lounge for travel on First Great Western services!
  • Bettina M.
    Bettina MelendezNovember 9, 2014
    Take the Heathrow express. Only takes 15 minutes.
  • Bettina M.
    Bettina MelendezNovember 9, 2014
    You can leave your suitcase at platform 12 and enjoy your last day in London!
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MasottaNovember 9, 2014
    Heathrow express to Paddington, much faster than a taxi.
  • T.I.
    T.I.November 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Only 15 minutes from Heathrow.
  • J. I.
    J. I.G.November 4, 2014
    Heathrow Express departs from this station.
  • Marie S.
    Marie S.November 3, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Expect to be delayed or even have the staton closed when it's raining heavily. Water pours from the ceiling, the station floods easily. ☔️
  • Ryan L.
    Ryan LairdOctober 26, 2014
    Classic underground station.
  • Martita P.
    Martita PinillaOctober 23, 2014
    Trains to Oxford departs here
  • Pete S.
    Pete SerjeantOctober 22, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Unofficial taxi rank has appeared in front of the Hilton Paddington at the front of the station...avoid long queues at the official rank by platform 12
  • Hareesh N.
    Hareesh NuthiOctober 18, 2014
    Most photographed station in movies. Recall some movies if you can remember seeing this station
  • Peter d.
    Peter den HartogOctober 9, 2014
    Fastest way in to the city. Great WiFi and seating with power.
  • Ricardo B.
    Ricardo BatistaOctober 5, 2014
    You can have a train to everywhere!
  • Alexia K.
    Alexia KSeptember 28, 2014
    Newly renovated station lighting is superb
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CarterSeptember 27, 2014
    Lots of places to eat and drink while you wait
  • B P.
    B PSeptember 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Tourist must, find the Paddington Bear statue and take a picture with it.
  • megan
    meganSeptember 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Find the statue of Paddington Bear on the first floor of the food court!
  • Nop T.
    Nop TawongSeptember 15, 2014
    London Paddington Railway Station (PAD) This Railway Station is part of the National Rail Network. For train times and ticketing information, please visit
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren AndrewsSeptember 11, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Toilets available along platform 1.
  • Alex
    AlexSeptember 9, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Great selection of trains 👌
  • Amy
    AmySeptember 8, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Pret and Costa open at 5am
  • Emma S.
    Emma SparksSeptember 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't pay for the loo - use the pub!
  • Jacob W.
    Jacob WAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Always worth grabbing a baguette from Upper Crust before a train journey home.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MckinenAugust 20, 2014
    Don't miss ur train!
  • Ghukas K.
    Ghukas KhachatryanAugust 19, 2014
    Fast and comfort
  • Doug M.
    Doug MakishimaAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Heathrow Express is only 15mins and goes direct nonstop.
  • Arman K.
    Arman KushniyanAugust 15, 2014
    Great services. Make sure you plan ahead though as it can get quite mad, especially on Friday :)
  • Louise d.
    Louise de PausNovember 28, 2016
    Treinen naar Slough
  • Daniele G.
    È un buon punto di riferimento con bar aperti anche di notte
  • Angela Teresa R.
    Angela Teresa RispoliNovember 21, 2014
    excelente serviço de ligação do aeroporto com a cidade! e ,a parti daqui,conexão com varias cidades inglesas!
  • Jay L.
    Jay LeeOctober 30, 2014
    히드로 익스프레스 - 히드로 커넥트의 시종착역!
  • Maurizio A.
    Maurizio A.October 14, 2014
    Crocevia di tutti i mezzi pubblici londinesi.
  • 7161440
    7161440October 3, 2014
    Пожалуй самый востребованный и комфортный вокзал, вокруг которого есть множество комфортных отелей.
  • Vicky S.
    Vicky ShomovaSeptember 21, 2014
    Что бы попасть на экспресс в Хитроу следуйте за фиолетовыми стрелками на полу!
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