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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$119 - $252

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Bus National Express  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet National Express

$89 - $112

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Train via Plymouth  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to Par

$148 - $294

Train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to St Austell

$151 - $274

Bus via Cabot Circus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Cabot Circus M25
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade to Lamorick, The Old Workshop 900

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall 256.1 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall is to fly which costs £90 - £200 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Lanivet via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Luxulyan via Reading, Plymouth and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Cornwall is 208 miles. The road distance is 256.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 8 h 4 min and costs £110 - £230.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall is to fly which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £90 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £110 - £230 and takes 8 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 208 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

Flybe flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall via Reading, Plymouth, and Par in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Plymouth to Par
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Train from Reading to St Austell
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Cabot Circus
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cabot Circus to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Plymouth Citybus

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1897+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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