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There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£69 - £117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

£14 - £18

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Newport, Queensway M10
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Swansea

£33 - £63

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station 174.6 miles

£26 - £40

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station by train and walk

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Swansea bus Station is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 206 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by Heathrow Express, TfL Rail, East Midlands Railways and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station service departs from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arrives in Swansea bus Station. Typically 163 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 29m
Fastest journey time:
3h 6m
Journey distance:
206 miles
Services per week:
163
Cheapest price:
£69
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
22:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station train and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, August 4, 2021

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) → Swansea bus Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea bus Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Swansea bus Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Swansea bus Station is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station is to bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Swansea Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Swansea via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Swansea bus Station is 151 miles. The road distance is 174.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£22 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Newport, Queensway
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
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 Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Heathrow Airport to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station is 175 miles. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swansea bus Station.

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