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

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Bus, night bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Helston, Tesco to Redruth, station
  2. Take the night bus from Redruth to Newquay
  3. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$51 - $176

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Bus, night bus to Newquay, fly to London Heathrow, subway, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Helston, Tesco to Redruth, station
  2. Take the night bus from Redruth to Newquay
  3. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Heathrow (LHR) NQY - LHR
  4. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  5. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$215 - $515

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  8h 15m

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

$134 - $409

Train  •  7h 56m

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

$161 - $303

Train South Western Railway  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Clapham Junction

$122 - $229

Bus  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Helston 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 / ...

$100 - $121

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 290.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Helston and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 59m.

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The distance between Helston and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 237 miles. The road distance is 290.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs £120 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 7h 56m and costs £120 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £75 - £95 and takes 9h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

You can take a train from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Redruth, station, Redruth, and Reading in around 7h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9h 59m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Redruth to Reading
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $110
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $250
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Night bus from Redruth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Bus from Helston to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
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
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 290 miles. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Helston to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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