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

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Train via Reading  •  4 h 41 min

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

$116 - $250

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Bus  •  6 h 38 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 Newton Abbot National Express

$69 - $92

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 46 min

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

$78 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

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

$40 - $65

Fly London Gatwick to Newquay, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$95 - $286

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

$88 - $341

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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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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 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 41 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £85 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay 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 Torquay is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £85 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 6 h 38 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 41 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 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Newton Abbot, and Newton Abbot, Rail Station in around 6 h 38 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 10 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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
Train from Par to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
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 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $24
Train from Par to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
Book at
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 Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Torquay.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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