There are 5 ways to get from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to Heathrow Airport London National Express

$70 - $90

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington

$157 - $281

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 199 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR

$223 - $486

Bus, train, fly to London City  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY

$124 - $367

What companies run services between Ilfracombe, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

National Express operates a bus from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ilfracombe and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 257 km. The road distance is 318 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which takes 3 h 35 min and costs £30 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at Heathrow Airport London. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

The bus from Ilfracombe to Heathrow Airport London takes 5 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.