There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Alton

$16 - $23

6 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Alton

$46 - $67

Bus, line 13 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station 033
  2. Take the line 13 bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Alton, High Street 13 / ...

$20 - $22

Line 285 bus, line 715 bus, line 65 bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station 285
  2. Take the line 715 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Friary Bus Station 715
  3. Take the line 65 bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, High Street 65

$19

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton 41.5 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton 41.5 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Alton 41.5 miles

$130 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Alton. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Alton, High Street via Basingstoke, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Alton is 32 miles. The road distance is 41.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 13 bus, which costs £15 - £17 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke, arrive at Alton, High Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton is 41 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton via Basingstoke, Railway Station and Basingstoke, Bus Station in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Woking to Alton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Alton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Alton, High Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Friary Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, High Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Alton
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Alton
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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