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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$105 - $191

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$15 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff 136.5 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff is to drive which takes 2 h 15 min and costs £22 - £35.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Cardiff is 186 km. The road distance is 218 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Cardiff Central via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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