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There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

3 alternative options

Bus via Bristol  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus M10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Swansea, Bus Station B 043

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station 174.4 miles

Fly, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bristol (BRS) LHR - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

Heathrow to Swansea bus Station by train and walk

The journey time between Heathrow and Swansea bus Station is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 206 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail, East Midlands Railways and others, the Heathrow to Swansea bus Station service departs from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arrives in Swansea bus Station. Typically 164 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 4m
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
3h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 6m
Journey distance:
206 miles
Services per week:
164
Cheapest price:
£69
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
22:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heathrow to Swansea bus Station train and walk schedules

Departing Friday, September 17, 2021

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station is to drive. Taking this option will cost £27 - £40 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Swansea Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow station to Swansea bus Station. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Swansea via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 48m.

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The distance between Heathrow and Swansea bus Station is 151 miles. The road distance is 174.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station, including transfers.

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Heathrow to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Heathrow to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Heathrow, England and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Durham
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Heathrow Airport to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Bus from Cabot Circus to Swansea, Bus Station B
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Heathrow to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Heathrow to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow to Swansea bus Station is 174 miles. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Heathrow to Swansea bus Station.

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Blue Islands Limited, Ryanair, Loganair and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Book your Heathrow to Swansea bus Station bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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