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

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington

$106 - $177

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25

$26 - $43

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 - £16 and takes 3 h 40 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 five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 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 29 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 29 min and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 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 29 min and costs £80 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 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 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

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
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
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 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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