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

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$37 - $68

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Bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newbury National Express

$28 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Newbury, Bus Station 1|jet black

$36 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury 78.5 miles

$16 - $25

Towncar  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Newbury 78.5 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Newbury. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Newbury via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Newbury via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Newbury is 53 miles. The road distance is 78.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £28 - £55.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury 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 Newbury is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £27 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury.
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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Newbury, West Berkshire, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury via Reading in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Newbury via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3 h 15 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
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (opp Novotel Hotel) to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newbury
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Newbury
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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