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There are 7 ways to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train South Western Railway  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to Clapham Junction

$66 - $99

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Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter 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 / ...

$64 - $79

5 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$102 - $182

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 183.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW

$180 - $410

Fly to London City, train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$77 - $284

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$239 - $508

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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Exeter and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 150 miles. The road distance is 183.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £50 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Exeter Central station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs £50 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 4 h 46 min, you could also fly, which costs £130 - £320 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Exeter to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Aurigny, Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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Book your Exeter to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 309+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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