Planned rail strike on 26 November - We expect our services to be busier than usual and recommend you buy tickets in advance. For more information, please visit our service updates page.

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Bath to Heathrow Airport

From £18 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 7 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Guaranteed seat

Every booking guarantees a seat so you can sit comfortably all the way to your destination

Generous luggage allowance

You can bring 2x 20kg bags to store and one piece of soft hand luggage onboard

Free Wi-Fi onboard

Wi-Fi comes as standard on most National Express services so you can stay connected with ease

 

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Coach from Bath to Heathrow Airport

Our coaches from Bath Spa Bus Station to Heathrow Airport run from as early as 4:15am. Our last coach of the day arrives at Heathrow just before 8:25pm.

With up to 7 journeys a day and single fares from £18* one-way, you can travel in style for less.

Bath to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs
Cheapest price From £18 *
Distance (approx) 165km
No. of stops 5 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 4:15am/18:15pm

Our Bath to Heathrow services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

403 coach towards London

Our 403 service travels up to 7 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Bath Bus Station
  • Bath (London Road)
  • Box (London Road)
  • Rudloe
  • Corsham (Bath Road)
  • Chippenham (Cepen Park South)
  • Chippenham (Bath Road)
  • Reading Mereoak Park & Ride
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station

Travelling to Terminal 4 or 5? 

For more frequent coach services, search for Heathrow Airport London (Terminals 2, 3) in the blue Journey Planner above. You can then take the free Heathrow Express train in between terminals.

Bath to Heathrow route map

Luggage

You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from Bath

Bath Spa Bus Station is based on Dorchester Street, in the heart of the town centre and just a 1-minutes walk from Bath Spa Rail Station.

The town centre is home to many taxi ranks, and the station is also served by several regular bus routes.

Arriving at Heathrow Airport

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

When you arrive at Heathrow, you'll find lots of convenient facilities before you take your flight. Facilities near to the stop include a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.

Arrival and Departure information: 

Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.

Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.

Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Bath to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Bath Bus Station at 4.15am, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 6.15am.

When is the last coach from Bath to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Bath Bus Station at 18.15pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 20.25pm.

How much is the coach from Bath to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Bath to Heathrow is available from £18*.

How long does the coach take from Bath to Heathrow?

Coach journeys from Bath to Heathrow take on average 2 hrs 20 mins. However, our fastest coach is just 2 hrs.

What happens if I miss my coach from Bath to Heathrow?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 16 November 2022 for travel between 16 November 2022 and 15 March 2023.

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