There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 39 min

$64 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. National Express

$44 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 130.1 miles

$27 - $45

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath via Reading in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath via Heathrow Airport London in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bath is 155 km. The road distance is 208 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to drive which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Bath Spa via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Bath via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath, including transfers.