There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bath Spa

£46 - £106

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from GATWICK Airport London South to HEATHROW Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from HEATHROW Airport London T5 to Bath National Express

£11 - £36

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Train via Southampton  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

£46 - £121

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath 130.2 miles

£22 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to bus which costs £11 - £40 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath. However, there are services departing from GATWICK Airport London South and arriving at Bath via HEATHROW Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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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 2h 40m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bath is 97 miles. The road distance is 130.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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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 2h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath via HEATHROW Airport London T5 in around 4h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£26 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from GATWICK Airport London South to HEATHROW Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from HEATHROW Airport London T5 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £40 and takes 4h.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Bath Spa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath.

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