There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay 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.

Recommended option

Train via Reading  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Newton Abbot

$110 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Newton Abbot National Express

$72 - $90

5 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

$77 - $146

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay 205.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Gatwick to Exeter, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Exeter (EXT) LGW - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay

$198 - $458

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$94 - $286

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5 h 9 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 Torquay

$90 - $339

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Torquay is 155 miles. The road distance is 205.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Torquay via Reading and Newton Abbot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay via Reading and Newton Abbot in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3, Newton Abbot, and Newton Abbot, Rail Station in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Newquay, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Exeter via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Reading to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Newquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Newquay to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
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 London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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