There are 6 ways to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to London Paddington

$127 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus UK  •  6 h 16 min

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

$31 - $50

4 alternative options

Line 63 bus, train, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 63B / ...
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Reading
  3. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures X25

$90 - $155

Bus National Express  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...

$60 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 161.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London Heathrow (LHR) CWL - LHR

$89 - $350

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $180
Train from Bridgend to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $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 - $6
Schedules at
First
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
Megabus UK

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Porthcawl and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 225 km. The road distance is 259 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £24 - £40.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Porthcawl, John Street (Balkwill Chemist) and arriving at Heathrow Airport London via Bridgend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.