There are 5 ways to get from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 30 bus, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Ilminster, Market House to Axminster, Rail Station 30
  2. Take the train from Axminster to Clapham Junction

$60 - $98

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Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ilminster, Market House to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$58 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$92 - $174

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 152.5 miles

$30 - $50

Line 30 bus, train, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Ilminster, Market House to Axminster, Rail Station
  2. Take the train from Axminster 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

$94 - $314

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Ilminster, Market House and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Hammersmith Bus Station and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Ilminster and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 121 miles. The road distance is 152.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to line 30 bus and train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Berrys Coaches, depart from Ilminster, Market House station.

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The best way to get from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Taunton, Bus Station, Taunton, The Parade, Taunton Station, Taunton, and Reading in around 4 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilminster to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Hammersmith Bus Station and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 5 h 48 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Axminster to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Axminster to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Ilminster, Market House to Axminster, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Ilminster, Market House to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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