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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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$36 - $66

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$34 - $56

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$41 - $43

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £20 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 - £20 and takes 1 h 28 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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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Didcot to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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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 (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 5 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Didcot Parkway and arriving at Gatwick Airport. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 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 11 min

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 $27 - $50 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 $36 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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Didcot Parkway to Slough
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
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
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$36
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
$200 - $280

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