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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 52m

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

$37 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Slough Town Centre, Queensmere 7 / ...
  3. Take the train from Slough to Didcot Parkway

$33 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates OXF - the airline
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Didcot, Parkway Station X2 - Connector / ...

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot 80.7 miles

$17 - $25

Towncar  •  1h 29m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Didcot 80.7 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Didcot station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Didcot, Parkway Station via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Didcot Parkway via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Didcot is 56 miles. The road distance is 80.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot 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 Didcot is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot.
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  • Distance: 56.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot via Reading in around 1h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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 Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Slough to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
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 T5
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Slough Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Didcot, Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Didcot
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Didcot, Parkway Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Didcot.

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