There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea by 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

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$127 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

$55 - $70

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea 174.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$104 - $459

Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bristol (BRS) LHR - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$121 - $485

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea 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 Swansea every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cardiff via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Swansea is 242 km. The road distance is 279 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £28 - £45.

No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at Swansea via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Swansea Bus Station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea, including transfers.