There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, line 50 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Westbourne National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Westbourne, County Gates to Swanage, Bus Station 50

$40 - $45

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Wareham

$78 - $114

Bus, train, line 40 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Woking 701
  2. Take the train from Woking to Poole
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Poole Railway Station to Swanage, Bus Station 40

$45 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage 115.6 miles

$24 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Swanage 115.6 miles

$270 - $370

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage via Westbourne and Westbourne, County Gates in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, South Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Westbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Woking
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Westbourne, County Gates to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole Railway Station to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Swanage
Estimated price
$270 - $370

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Swanage is 142 km. The road distance is 185 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £17 - £26.

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

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swanage. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Swanage, Bus Station via Westbourne, County Gates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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

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