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

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Fly, line 87 bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Newquay, Great Western Hotel to Truro, station

$55 - $177

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Truro

$164 - $301

Bus  •  9 h 30 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 Falmouth National Express

$94 - $122

Train, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  3. Take the bus from Dorchester to Falmouth

$79 - $118

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth 285.3 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Falmouth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Falmouth Town via Reading and Truro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Falmouth is 227 miles. The road distance is 285.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs £120 - £240.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth 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 Falmouth is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs £120 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £95 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth.
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  • Distance: 227.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth via Reading and Truro in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9 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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Truro
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
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 Falmouth
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dorchester to Falmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
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uk.megabus.com

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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 Falmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Falmouth station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth is 285 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Falmouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 885+ hotels available in Falmouth. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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