Cardiff docks, Wales

Heathrow Airport to Cardiff

From £15 one-way*

Duration: 3hrs (fastest)
Departures: up to 22 services per day
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Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16 or over or they will be refused travel. Proof of age may be required.

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 Heathrow Airport to Cardiff

Our coaches travel from Heathrow Airport (terminals and coach station) to Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) up to 22 times a day, from just £15 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 3 hours.

With regular, reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Departing from Heathrow Airport

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.

Arriving in Cardiff

Cardiff Coach Station, at Sophia Gardens, is located next to a sprawling shopping centre, which is home to many high street favourites and independent stores.

For travelling further afield, Cardiff Rail Station is just a 15-minute stroll through the city centre, and is also served by a dedicated taxi rank. The station is close to all city centre amenities, so there are no shortage of shops and sights to pass the time.

Read our Cardiff (Sophia Gardens) facilities and information page to find out more.

*Subject to availability.

Calling at...

Heathrow to Cardiff route stops include:
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Bristol
  • Chepstow
  • Newport
  • Cardiff

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 

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*Limited availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5th October 2018 for travel between 5th October 2018 and 2nd February 2019.
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