There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Castle Cary

$97 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus, train, line 647 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Basingstoke, Railway Station 033
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Gillingham (Dorset)
  3. Take the line 647 bus from Gillingham Station to Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn 647

$39 - $56

4 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from West Drayton to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Castle Cary

$65 - $115

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

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

$48 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary 108.2 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Castle Cary 108.2 miles

$240 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Castle Cary, The Horsepond via Street, The Library. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Castle Cary via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Castle Cary is 93 miles. The road distance is 108.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary without a car is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary, including transfers.

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary is to train which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Castle Cary station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary.
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  • Distance: 93.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Castle Cary once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from West Drayton to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $22
Train from Reading to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $90
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 Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Castle Cary, Horse Pond Inn
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Castle Cary
Estimated price
$240 - $330

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