There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$132 - $238

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Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Llanelli National Express

$23 - $30

4 alternative options

Line 7 bus, train, line 111 bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) 7
  2. Take the train from Slough to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Swansea
  4. Take the line 111 bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station) 111 / ...

$95 - $175

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 202 / ...

$63 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli 187.7 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cardiff (CWL) LHR - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

$108 - $469

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Llanelli, West End (Princess Head PH) via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Llanelli via London Paddington and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Llanelli is 161 miles. The road distance is 187.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli, including transfers.

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli 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 Llanelli is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 17 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station).

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli.
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  • Distance: 160.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Cork
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Slough to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $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
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Llanelli.

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KLM, Air France, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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