There are 3 ways to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$67 - $124

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$25 - $31

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Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 129.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Bath and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Bath Spa and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Bath and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 97 miles. The road distance is 129.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £50 - £95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bath station.

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Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bath Spa station.

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The best way to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £50 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bath, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bath to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
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 Bath to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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