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

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 15 min

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

$20 - $25

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Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London Heathrow Airport to Banbury 67.5 miles

$8

5 alternative options

Train, line 27 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Marylebone Station 27 / ...
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

$70 - $100

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Banbury

$51 - $89

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station OXF|the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to Banbury Town Centre, High Street (outside Post Office) S4 / ...

$22 - $28

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury 67.4 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Banbury 67.4 miles

$170 - $240

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Banbury. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Banbury via Hayes & Harlington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Banbury is 56 miles. The road distance is 67.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Banbury takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Hayes & Harlington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 1 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Banbury station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Banbury station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury.
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  • Distance: 56.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury via Hayes & Harlington and Reading in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Marylebone Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street (Stop C4) to Banbury Town Centre, High Street (outside Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London Heathrow Airport to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Banbury
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Banbury.

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