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

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Fly  •  1h 53m

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

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Train  •  6h 14m

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

Train, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  3. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station Oxf
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter Sidwell St
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street 6A
  4. Take the bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach 10

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath 257.2 miles

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath by train and bus

The journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Polzeath is around 13h 22m and covers a distance of around 271 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 7m. Operated by Southern Service, South Western Railway, Stagecoach South West and others, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Polzeath, Beach. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 44m
Layover time:
6h 38m
Total time:
13h 22m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 7m
Journey distance:
271 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:51
Last service departs at:
20:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath train and bus schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Polzeath
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Polzeath is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath is to fly which costs £85 - £260 and takes 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Polzeath. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Polzeath, Beach via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Exeter City Centre, Bus Station and Launceston, Westgate Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 32m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Polzeath is 212 miles. The road distance is 257.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath without a car is to train which takes 6h 14m and costs £130 - £170.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, depart from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath is to fly which takes 1h 53m and costs £85 - £260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £130 - £170 and takes 6h 14m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath bus services, operated by Transport for Cornwall, arrive at Polzeath, Beach station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath.
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  • Distance: 212.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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

easyJet flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath via Reading and Bodmin Parkway in around 6h 14m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Reading to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Davids Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Launceston, Westgate Street
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Launceston, Westgate Street to Polzeath, Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Exeter Sidwell St
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath is 257 miles. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Polzeath.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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