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There are 5 ways to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ely to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$125 - $209

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Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildenhall to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express

$25 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildenhall to Stansted Airport London 727
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$96 - $175

Bus, night bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Mildenhall to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cathays Park, University M7

$59 - $82

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from RAF Lakenheath to Cardiff 240.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from RAF Lakenheath to Wales. However, there are services departing from Lakenheath, The Cedars and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via Mildenhall and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between RAF Lakenheath and Wales is 183 miles. The road distance is 240.4 miles.

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The best way to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £95 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales, including transfers.

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RAF Lakenheath to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Mildenhall station.

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The best way to get from RAF Lakenheath to Wales is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £95 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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RAF Lakenheath to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Castle Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between RAF Lakenheath to Wales is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from RAF Lakenheath to Wales.

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  • Distance: 182.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between RAF Lakenheath, England and Wales?

You can take a train from RAF Lakenheath to Cardiff via Lakenheath, Ely, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from RAF Lakenheath to Cardiff via Lakenheath, The Cedars, Mildenhall, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Ely to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Bus operators
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 Mildenhall to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Mildenhall to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus from Mildenhall to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cathays Park, University
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
Megabus UK

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