There are 9 ways to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Reading  •  4 h 41 min

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

$118 - $215

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Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Paignton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$73 - $90

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Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 20 min

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

$79 - $149

Train via Newton Abbot  •  5 h 26 min

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

$117 - $253

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 206.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Exeter, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 37 min

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

$199 - $461

Train, line 25 bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newton Abbot to St Austell
  2. Take the line 25 bus from St Austell, Bus Station to Newquay, Burger King
  3. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$84 - $277

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$92 - $343

Train to Exeter, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Heathrow (LHR) EXT - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$253 - $565

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Paignton and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Paignton and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Paignton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 158 miles. The road distance is 206.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £90 - £170.

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

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

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Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Paignton station.

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The best way to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs £90 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £70 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 157.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 6 h 3 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Paignton to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $160
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Newton Abbot to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Train from Newton Abbot to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Paignton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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

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

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Aer Lingus, Aurigny, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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