There are 4 ways to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Castle Cary to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$71 - $132

Cheapest option

Line 647 bus, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 647 bus from Ansford, Town Hall to Gillingham Station 647
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Dorset) to Clapham Junction

$50 - $78

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Wincanton, Memorial Hall to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$54 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 130.9 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Castle Cary, The Horsepond and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Wincanton, Memorial Hall, Hammersmith Bus Station and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Castle Cary and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Castle Cary and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 103 miles. The road distance is 130.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, depart from Wincanton, Memorial Hall station.

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

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The best way to get from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £41 - £44 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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

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Castle Cary 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 Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 102.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castle Cary to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Wincanton, Memorial Hall, Hammersmith Bus Station, and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Castle Cary to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Ansford, Town Hall to Gillingham Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Wincanton, Memorial Hall to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
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 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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