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There are 5 ways to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction

£45 - £68

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Bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

£24 - £45

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Line 30 bus, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Chard, Boden Street to Taunton, Bus Station 30 / ...
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

£65 - £119

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 156.3 miles

£25 - £40

Train, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

£69 - £248

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The cheapest way to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Chard, Boden Street and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Taunton and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Chard and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 124 miles. The road distance is 156.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £45 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Map of how to get from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 124.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £55 and the journey takes 2h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Taunton and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6h 1m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Flights from Exeter to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£24 - £40
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £80
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £40
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £21
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chard, Boden Street to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Taunton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £35
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £14
Book at
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Oxford Bus Company

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Yes, the driving distance between Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Chard to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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