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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$40 - $73

Cheapest option

Train, line 7 bus, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gatwick Airport London 707 / ...

$39 - $61

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station LGW|the airline

$46 - $48

Night train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Didcot Parkway to Gatwick Airport

$40 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take a town car from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport 79.2 miles

$220 - $310

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, Oxford Bus Company operates a bus from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Night train from Didcot Parkway to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere (Queensmere Shopping Ctr) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5) to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Didcot and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 90 km. The road distance is 127 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £12 - £18.

Is there a direct train between Didcot and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Didcot Parkway and arriving at Gatwick Airport. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Didcot and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct bus from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Didcot, Parkway Station (Rail Station) and arriving at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane (Stop K5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.