There are 6 ways to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 50 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 27 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 Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air) Ra1

$84 - $145

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Heathrow Central Bus Station 202 / ...

$55 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

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

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 50 min

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

$88 - $347

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station. However, there are services departing from Porthcawl, Griffin Park (Sandpiper PH) and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 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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The best way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) station.

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The best way to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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British Airways, Air France, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Porthcawl to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 140.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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
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
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
Website
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
Website
First
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
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 Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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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