There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$114 - $195

Cheapest option

Line 30 bus, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Newport, Friars Walk 30
  2. Take the bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$16 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

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

$29 - $45

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 $80 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from NEWPORT, South Wales to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Castle Stop KA (Cardiff Castle) to Newport, Friars Walk
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

The distance between Cardiff and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 186 km. The road distance is 219 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to line 30 bus and bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which takes 2 h 16 min and costs £20 - £30.

Is there a direct train between Cardiff and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

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 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station?

It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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