There are 8 ways to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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 South Western Railway  •  7 h 24 min

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

$100 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus UK  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Broadmead, Cabot Circus M6a
  2. Take the bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to North Terminal Bus Station M25

$59 - $94

6 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to Heathrow Airport London National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gatwick Airport London National Express / ...

$87 - $106

Train via Reading  •  7 h 55 min

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

$138 - $256

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 222 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - LGW

$213 - $466

Bus, train, fly to London City  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  4. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$107 - $351

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  9 h 45 min

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

$272 - $571

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

You can take a train from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Barnstaple, Post Office, Barnstaple, Bus Station, Barnstaple, Rail Station, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, and Clapham Junction in around 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
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
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ilfracombe to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Gatwick Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Barnstaple, Bus Station to Broadmead, Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to North Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Ilfracombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 276 km. The road distance is 355 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 3 h 58 min and costs £30 - £50.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at Gatwick Airport London via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.