There are 6 ways to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train via London Victoria  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$75 - $133

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Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 210 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$25 - $32

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$72 - $109

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Coventry to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$77 - $127

Night bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$30 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 134.1 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £55 - £110 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Coventry and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Coventry and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 104 miles. The road distance is 134.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Pool Meadow Bus Station.

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Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Coventry station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 104.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Thameslink
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $26
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 Pool Meadow Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Night bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Coventry to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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