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

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$130 - $231

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Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

$18 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea 173.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL) LHR - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$97 - $459

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T5 and arriving at Swansea Bus Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Swansea via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Swansea is 150 miles. The road distance is 173.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2h 56m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 T5 to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea is 173 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Swansea.

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Air France, British Airways, Flybe and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Swansea. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 3m and costs £2 - £4.

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