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Melksham to London Heathrow Airport

From £19 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 55 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 1 service 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 Melksham to London Heathrow Airport

Our coaches travel from Melksham to Heathrow Airport (terminals and coach station) with one-way fares starting from £19*.

Enjoy a guaranteed seat with every booking, free Wi-Fi, a generous luggage allowance and more, so you can travel in style for less.

Melksham to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 55 mins
Cheapest price From £19 *
Distance (approx) 148km
No. of stops 9 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7:15am

Our Melksham to Heathrow services and stops

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

401 coach towards London

Our 401 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Melksham Market Place
  • Devizes New Park Street
  • Wroughton High Street
  • Gloucester Transport Hub
  • Stroud Merrywalks
  • Chalford A419 London Road
  • Swindon Bus Station
  • Swindon (Queens Drive)
  • Swindon (Coate Water)
  • Reading
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • London (Earl's Court)
  • London Victoria Coach 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.

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Departing from Melksham

Our Melksham stop offers convenient access to the town centre, ensuring a seamless transition between your coach journey and exploring local amenities.

Located centrally, the Melksham stop is ideal for both residents and visitors. Whether you're arriving from nearby areas or simply need to pick up essentials before your journey, our stop provides easy access to everything you need.


You can bring 1x large suitcase (or 2x medium cases) & 1x soft hand luggage item onboard our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.

View our luggage policy 

Arriving at Heathrow Airport

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.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Melksham to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Melksham Station at 7.15am, arriving at Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 10.10am.

When is the last coach from Melksham to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Melksham Station at 7.15am, arriving at Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station at 10.10am.

How much is the coach from Melksham to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Melksham to Heathrow is available from £19*.

How long does the coach take from Melksham to Heathrow?

Our fastest coach journeys from Melksham to Heathrow takes 2 hrs 55 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Melksham 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 £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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