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There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Subway, train via Cambridge  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge North
  3. Take the train from Cambridge North to Brandon

£52 - £72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 29m

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

£7 - £9

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Ely

£38 - £58

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath 97.7 miles

£14 - £22

Towncar  •  1h 44m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Lakenheath 97.7 miles

£170 - £240

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath by bus

The bus journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Lakenheath is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 125 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 50m. Operated by National Express and Coach Services, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath bus service departs from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arrives in Lakenheath, Post Office. Typically 22 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath bus schedules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lakenheath is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lakenheath is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath is to bus which costs £7 - £9 and takes 4h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath is to drive. Taking this option will cost £14 - £22 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Lakenheath, Post Office via Mildenhall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 29m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Lakenheath is 78 miles. The road distance is 97.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath without a car is to subway and train via Cambridge which takes 3h 35m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Lakenheath.

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  • Distance: 77.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Mildenhall 5 times a day. Tickets cost £7 - £9 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Mildenhall
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Lakenheath
Estimated price
£170 - £240

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