There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus National Express  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6) 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station LHR|the airline / ...

$27 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington

$121 - $203

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport 85.5 miles

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 76 miles. The road distance is 85.5 miles.

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The bus from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheltenham and arriving at London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Bristol Parkway and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

National Express operates a bus from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Bristol Parkway and London Paddington in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
National Express
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East (Stop C6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cheltenham to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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