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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station to London Paddington Train Station
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Swanley
  4. Take the train from Swanley to Shoreham (Kent)

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Bus, line 119 bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
  2. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
  3. Take the train from Bromley South to Shoreham (Kent)

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Gloucester Road station
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Shoreham (Kent)

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
  2. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to Shoreham (Kent)

Drive

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Magpie Bottom

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The cost-effective way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom is to bus and line 119 bus and train, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Magpie Bottom. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Shoreham (Kent) via Paddington station, London Victoria and Swanley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Magpie Bottom is 31 miles. The road distance is 54.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 48m and costs £18 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Shoreham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom.
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  • Distance: 30.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom. However, you can take the train to London Paddington Train Station, take the walk to Paddington station, take the subway to Victoria station, take the walk to London Victoria, take the train to Swanley, then take the train to Shoreham (Kent). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Magpie Bottom via Gloucester Road station, Blackfriars station, and London Blackfriars in around 2h 9m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £11
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.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Gloucester Road station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Swanley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
Train from Swanley to Shoreham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£3 - £5
Train from London Blackfriars to Shoreham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£11 - £14
Train from Elephant & Castle to Shoreham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
Train from Bromley South to Shoreham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £8
Bus operators
Megabus UK
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Magpie Bottom
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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