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There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge by train, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£84 - £137

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 126 bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Weston-super-Mare National Express
  2. Take the line 126 bus from Weston-super-Mare, Station Approach to Cheddar, Tweentown 126

£9 - £13

2 alternative options

Bus, line 376 bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus M10
  2. Take the line 376 bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station 376

£14 - £24

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge 123.2 miles

£18 - £28

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge by bus and walk

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cheddar Gorge is around 7h and covers a distance of around 136 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 12m. Operated by Megabus UK and First, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge service departs from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arrives in Cheddar Gorge. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h
Fastest journey time:
4h 12m
Journey distance:
136 miles
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:50
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge bus and walk schedules

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → Cheddar Gorge
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cheddar Gorge is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cheddar Gorge is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Cheddar Gorge is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge is to night bus and line 126 bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Cheddar Gorge. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Cheddar, Tweentown via Bristol, Bus Station and Wells, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cheddar Gorge is 101 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £80 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £80 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus and line 376 bus, which costs £13 - £24 and takes 5h 23m.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge bus services, operated by First, arrive at Wells, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge.
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  • Distance: 101.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £40 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cheddar Gorge via Cabot Circus, Bristol, Bus Station, Wells, Bus Station, and Cheddar, Tweentown in around 5h 23m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
Megabus UK
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Wells, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Weston-super-Mare, Station Approach to Cheddar, Tweentown
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
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
Night bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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