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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$107 - $184

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 201 / ...

$15 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 136.6 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to bus which costs £11 - £35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5 via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 116 miles. The road distance is 136.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £80 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs £80 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Megabus UK also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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uk.megabus.com

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Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to drive from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.

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