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

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$62 - $119

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$42 - $51

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Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath 130.1 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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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 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bath is 97 miles. The road distance is 130.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Bath via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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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 2 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £45 - £95.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath.
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  • Distance: 96.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bath via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Reading to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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