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

Fly, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the bus from Newquay to Lanivet

$52 - $170

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway

$144 - $269

Bus  •  8 h 30 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 Lanivet National Express

$89 - $107

Train, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter Central
  2. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Central Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square 123
  3. Take the bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Lanivet, Car Park 119

$94 - $131

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

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

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

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 and bus which costs £40 - £130 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Lanivet via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall via Reading, Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Cornwall via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 8 h 30 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 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $90
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $210
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 Newquay to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
nationalexpress.com
Tavistock Country Bus
Phone
07580 260683
Website
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Central Station to Tavistock, Bedford Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk
Bus from Tavistock, Bedford Square to Lanivet, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
tavistockcountrybus.co.uk

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