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There are 10 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont by plane, train, subway, bus, night bus or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh  •  3h 35m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI

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Bus  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh National Express

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Train, subway to London City, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from London Heathrow Airport T5 Train Station to London Paddington Train Station
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Polmont

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Polmont

Train, subway, train to London Gatwick, fly to Edinburgh  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from London Heathrow Airport T5 Train Station to London Paddington Train Station
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  5. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Polmont

Train, subway to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from London Heathrow Airport T5 Train Station to London Paddington Train Station
  2. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  4. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Polmont

Bus to London Luton, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Edinburgh (EDI) LTN - EDI

Train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Night bus  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to Edinburgh Bus Station London Victoria Coach Station - Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station

Drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont 403.6 miles
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The cost-effective way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont is to bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont is to fly which costs £45 - £220 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 station to Polmont. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 station and arriving at Polmont via London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 and Polmont is 341 miles. The road distance is 403.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont without a car is to train which takes 6h 20m and costs £55 - £410.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont, including transfers.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont is to fly which takes 3h 35m and costs £45 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £410 and takes 6h 20m, you could also bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont.
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  • Distance: 340.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5, England and Polmont, Scotland?

British Airways, Aer Lingus and KLM fly from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont every 2 hours. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £390 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £340
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flights from London Luton to Edinburgh via Cork
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£24 - £200
Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£7 - £12
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Polmont
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Polmont
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
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 Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont is 404 miles. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 to Polmont.

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KLM, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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