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There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington

$132 - $228

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$18 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station 174.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London Heathrow (LHR) CWL - LHR

$81 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swansea Bus Station station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T5. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Heathrow Terminal 5 via London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 150 miles. The road distance is 174.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, including transfers.

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Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swansea station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 149.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 Swansea Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station is 174 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Swansea to Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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