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

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Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$37 - $67

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$29 - $44

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Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Didcot, Parkway Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane X2 - Connector / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station LGW - the airline

$37

Night train  •  1 h 38 min

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

$35 - $70

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

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Didcot station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Didcot, Parkway Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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

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The distance between Didcot and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 56 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Didcot, Parkway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 56.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Night train from Didcot Parkway to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Didcot, Parkway Station to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
thames-travel.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 to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.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 Reading to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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