There are 6 ways to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgend to London Paddington

$114 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 1 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

$28 - $45

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 Ra1

$84 - $145

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 201 / ...

$53 - $69

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

$88 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Porthcawl and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 141 miles. The road distance is 161.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station. However, there are services departing from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station via Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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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 $85 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
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
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
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
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Bridgend to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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 - $4
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
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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