To reach Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 by road…
From the west: leave the M4 at junction 5 (A40/ B470). At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A4, signposted Colnbrook, then follow signs for Heathrow and Hounslow. At the traffic lights, turn right, signposted M25, Heathrow Airport and Staines. After approximately 300 metres, take the first exit at the roundabout onto the Old Bath Road and continue through Longford village. Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 is 250 metres on the right-hand side.
From London: leave the M4 and junction 4 and take the first exit, signposted Heathrow Terminals 1,2 and 3. At the next roundabout (with the Emirates A380 Airbus!) take the second exit, signposted Terminal 4. After about 30 metres, take the first exit off the roundabout signposted Slough, A4. At the traffic lights, turn left onto the A4, signposted Staines. Travel along Bath Road and just before McDonalds and the Total petrol station turn left onto Old Bath Road. The hotel is located 100 metres on the left-hand side.
To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode UB7 0EQ
If you’re coming to Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 by rail…
The Heathrow Express runs direct from London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 to Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. London Underground also operates between the airport and the capital (Piccadilly line). There is a station serving Terminals 1,2 and 3; Terminal 5 has its own station. If you’re flying in or out of Terminal 4, the Heathrow Connect train (free of charge) links it with both stations.
And from London Heathrow airport…
Terminal 1, 2, 3: Hoppa Bus H4
Terminal 5: Hoppa Bus H54 or H51
Terminal 4: Take the Heathrow Connect train (free of charge) to Terminal, 1,2,3 or 5 and then catch the Hoppa Bus as above. Direct Hoppa bus H51 to & from hotel and it takes approx. 20 minutes journey time.
Terminal 5: Follow the signs to ‘local buses’ and use bus 423 (stand 6). The hotel stop is called Heathrow Park Thistle Hotel and takes approimately 10 mins. Or alternatively go by POD, with the journey time to Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 taking just 5 minutes.
Timetable as of July 2013 for Bus 423 from Terminal 5 to the hotel:
Mon- Fri - 04:04 until 00:45
Saturday - 04:04 until 00:45
Sunday & public holidays- 04:04 until 00:45
Please note: public buses do not operate on Christmas Day. Also the hotel cannot be held responsible for the late running or non-arrival of any public bus, as well as the exact start and finish times.
Things to see and do from Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5, London
At Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5, you’re just 15 minutes by train from London Paddington and all the sights, shopping and other attractions of London. And at the end of a packed day, all the comforts of our hotel will be ready and waiting for you.