There are 6 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  •  7 h 29 min

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

$94 - $151

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$81 - $98

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$125 - $241

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 4 min

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

$211 - $460

Bus, train, fly to London City  •  7 h 13 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

$104 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Ilfracombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 173 miles. The road distance is 222 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Ilfracombe and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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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, Bus Station, Barnstaple, Rail Station, Barnstaple, Exeter St Davids, and Clapham Junction in around 7 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilfracombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 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
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
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 Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ilfracombe to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilfracombe, Wilder Road Car Park to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Filers Travel
Website
filers.co.uk
Bus from Ilfracombe, Marlborough Road to Barnstaple, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
filers.co.uk

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