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

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$105 - $191

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express

$23 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

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

$29 - $45

Fly, train, line 4 bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)

$92 - $294

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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 every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales. 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 49 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Wales is 151 miles. The road distance is 136.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales without a car is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales, including transfers.

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

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales 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 Wales is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales.
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  • Distance: 150.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and 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 every 2 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Wales.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 3 min and costs .

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