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

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

Recommended option

Tube, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Retford

$35 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Retford National Express

$31 - $38

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford 155.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster

$79 - $253

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster

$106 - $304

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford via Milton Keynes Coachway in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Retford
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$13 - $21
1st Class
$24 - $40
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Retford
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$75 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $100
Anytime Single
$95 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Retford
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Retford is 209 km. The road distance is 249 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford is to bus which costs £21 - £28 and takes 5 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £23 - £35.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Retford?

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Retford via Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Retford, including transfers.

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