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Cardiff to Heathrow Airport

From £9 one-way*

Duration: 3hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 22 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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Coach from Cardiff to Heathrow Airport

Our coaches travel from Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) to Heathrow Airport (terminals and coach station) up to 22 times a day, from just £9 one-way*.

Our coaches run around-the-clock, so you're never far away from the next direct service, no matter when you choose to travel.

Our fastest journey will get you there in 3hrs 5 minutes. With regular, reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.​

Services & stops

A full list of stops along this route includes: Cardiff (Sophia Gardens), Cardiff Cathays Park, Newport Kingsway, Chepstow Bus Station, Bristol Bus Station, Heathrow Airport (Bus Station and Terminals).

Departing from Cardiff

Cardiff Coach Station is just a 15-minute stroll through the city centre from Cardiff Rail Station, and is served by a dedicated taxi tank.

The station is close to city centre amenities, so there are no shortage of shops and sights to pass the time.

Take a look at our Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) facilities and information page.

Arriving at Heathrow Airport

Our coaches from Cardiff's Sophia Gardens to Heathrow arrive 22 times a day. At Heathrow, you will find many facilities to pass the time before travelling.

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.

Calling at...

Cardiff to Heathrow route stops include:
  • Cardiff Coach Station (Sophia Gardens)
  • Cardiff University
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminals 2, 3)
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminal 4)
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminal 5)

Choose your seat

While you are always guaranteed a seat on our coaches, on this route you have the chance to choose the right one for you.

Simply choose to select your seat on the Add Extras page when booking your journey and pick your favourite!

 

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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 

*Limited Availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 15 June 2020 for travel between 01 July 2020 and 13 October 2020.
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