How to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon

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Recommended option

Bus National Express  •  1 h 20 min

  1. National Express

$21 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 11 min

  1. OXF|the airline
  2. 66

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 26 min

$67 - $118

Bus, train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. U3

$38 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 68 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 68 miles

$170 - $250

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

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swindon
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from West Drayton to Reading
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $23
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to West Drayton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Swindon
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Swindon is 92 km. The road distance is 109 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £10 - £16.

No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at Swindon via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Swindon, Queens Drive. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

The bus from Heathrow Airport London to Swindon, Queens Drive takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs every three hours.