There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Tube, train Great Northern  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds

$41 - $62

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Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bury St Edmunds National Express

$15 - $21

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Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Mildenhall, Bus Station 727 / ...

$42 - $48

Tube, train Thameslink  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to Bury St Edmunds

$43 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds 98.8 miles

$21 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Bury St Edmunds 98.8 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Bury St Edmunds station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station via Mildenhall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bury St Edmunds is 74 miles. The road distance is 98.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds without a car is to Tube and train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds, including transfers.

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Mildenhall, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Bury St Edmunds. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds.
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  • Distance: 73.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bury St Edmunds, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bury St Edmunds hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Central Bus Station to Mildenhall, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Bury St Edmunds
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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