There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$83 - $161

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Taunton National Express

$59 - $82

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Bus Berrys Coaches  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Taunton, Flook House Superfast 2 / ...

$64 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton 163.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$111 - $301

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton

$94 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton is to drive which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £26 - £40.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Taunton is 206 km. The road distance is 262 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Taunton via Heathrow Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Taunton via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton via Reading in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Taunton via Heathrow Airport London in around 5 h 10 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
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
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 Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Newquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newquay to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Taunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Taunton, Flook House
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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