There are 5 ways to get from Porthcawl to London by train, bus, night 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 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to London Paddington

$88 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Porthcawl, John Street to Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) X2
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Porthcawl, John Street to Cardiff, Greyfriars Road Stop 1 (1 Kingsway) X2
  2. Take the night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station M25

$33 - $52

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Porthcawl to London 174.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London City (LCY) CWL - LCY

$56 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porthcawl to London is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porthcawl to London is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h.

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The distance between Porthcawl and London is 155 miles. The road distance is 174.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Porthcawl to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porthcawl to London station. However, there are services departing from Porthcawl, John Street and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Cardiff, Castle Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Porthcawl, Wales and London, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Porthcawl to London hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porthcawl to London via Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House) and Cardiff, Castle Street in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Porthcawl, John Street to Cardiff, Wood Street JB (St David`s House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Porthcawl, John Street to Cardiff, Greyfriars Road Stop 1 (1 Kingsway)
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
First
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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