Discover Convenience and Comfort at the Holiday Inn Express at London Heathrow T4

Last updated July 3, 2024 | By Mundiel Editors

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When planning a trip that combines the vibrant city life of London with the serene luxury of a cruise from London, choosing the right accommodation is crucial. The Holiday Inn Express London (IHG) at Heathrow Terminal 4 (T4) offers the perfect blend of convenience, comfort, and accessibility for travelers who want to experience the best of London before embarking on a European cruise. 

Hotel Address and Contact:

Terminal 4, 1 Swindon Road, Hounslow,  TW6 3FJ  United Kingdom | Front Desk: +44 203 971 4433

Getting There from Heathrow

Located just a short walk from Heathrow Terminal 4, this hotel provides an effortless transition from a long flight to a welcoming, restful environment.

How to Get to Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T4

If you arrive at Terminal 4, getting to the hotel is a breeze –  it is connected to Terminal 4 by a covered walkway, making it an easy 5-10 minute walk. Just follow the signs for the covered walkway to the hotel.

If you arrive at Terminals 2, 3 or 5, these are your options:
  1. HotelHoppa Shuttle BusHotelHoppa offers a shuttle bus service that operates between all terminals and the hotel (£6.80/person or £13/couple). Ask to be dropped off at Holiday Inn Express at Terminal 4
    1. If arriving at Terminal 2 (T2): proceed to Bus Stops 9-10 on Level 0 and take the bus H2A
    2. If arriving at Terminal 3 (T3):  proceed to Bus Stops 12-13 on Level 0 and take the bus H2A
    3. If arriving at Terminal 5 (T4):  proceed to Bus Stops 17-18 on Level 0 and take the bus H5A
  1. Taxi or UberTaxis and ride-sharing services like Uber is the most convenient option and are readily available if arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2, 3 or 5. Simply request a ride to the Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T4. The journey from any terminal typically costs around £25 and takes 5-10 minutes, depending on traffic.
  2. Heathrow Express Train – The free Heathrow Express train is an efficient way to reach Terminal 4 from Terminals 2, 3 or 5. Here’s how:
    • From Terminals 2 and 3: Board the Heathrow Express train at the Heathrow Central station. Trains run frequently, and the journey to Terminal 4 takes about 4 minutes.
    • From Terminal 5: Board the Heathrow Express train directly to Terminal 4. This journey also takes just a few minutes.Once you arrive at Terminal 4, follow the signs to the covered walkway leading to the Holiday Inn Express.

Tips for a Smooth Transfer

Check Arrival Terminal: Knowing which terminal you’re arriving at will help you choose the best transportation option.
Luggage: If you have a lot of luggage and arrive at Terminals 2, 3 or 5, consider the shuttle bus or a taxi to the hotel for a more comfortable journey.
Travel Time: While walking and the Heathrow Express are quick options, always factor in time for potential delays and walking distances within the airport.

Choosing the right transportation method will ensure a smooth and stress-free start to your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Heathrow T4, setting the tone for an enjoyable trip ahead.


Why Choose Holiday Inn Express at Heathrow T4?

1. Prime Location: The proximity to Heathrow makes these hotels an ideal choice for travelers looking to minimize transit time and maximize their exploration of London. After a restful night, you’re perfectly positioned to hop on the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, where London’s iconic attractions are just a short ride away. There are several ways to get to central London from Heathrow Airport.

2. Comfortable and Modern Amenities: Both hotels offer a range of amenities designed to cater to the needs of modern travelers.

The Holiday Inn Express provides a complimentary breakfast, ensuring you start your day with a nutritious meal. The adjoining Crowne Plaza hotel, on the other hand, boasts upscale dining options and a fully-equipped fitness center.

Breakfast is included

3. Explore London: With easy access to central London, you can spend a day or two exploring world-renowned landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London,the British Museum, and the West End theaters. Enjoy shopping on Oxford Street, dining in Soho, or taking a leisurely stroll along the Thames.

4. Seamless Transfers: For cruise passengers, the convenience of a private coach transfer from the hotel to Southampton port is unbeatable.

Private transfer to Southampton port

This service ensures a stress-free journey to the port, allowing you to relax and anticipate the upcoming cruise without the hassle of navigating public transport or driving.

After a day of sightseeing, return to the comfort of your hotel to unwind and prepare for your cruise.

The Elizabeth Line links Heathrow to central London

Perfect Base for Pre-Cruise Exploration

Staying at the Holiday Inn Express at Heathrow T4 allows you to experience the best of both worlds: the excitement of London and the tranquility of a cruise.

This hotel offers not only convenience but also a sanctuary where you can relax and rejuvenate before embarking on your cruise.

Southampton Port

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor, the Holiday Inn Express at Heathrow T4 provides the ideal starting point for your adventure. Enjoy the seamless transition from flight to hotel, the ease of exploring London, and the peace of mind knowing your transfer to Southampton port is taken care of. Prepare to set sail on a memorable cruise, beginning your journey with comfort and convenience at Heathrow T4. Prepare to set sail on a memorable cruise, beginning your journey with comfort and convenience at Heathrow T4.