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

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Train via Reading  •  5h 1m

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

£89 - £189

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Bus  •  5h 53m

  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 / ...

£14 - £25

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Train  •  5h 30m

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

£90 - £207

Drive  •  3h 35m

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

£30 - £50

Train, fly to London Gatwick  •  6h 21m

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

£154 - £359

Train, fly to London City  •  5h 18m

  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

£73 - £273

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The cheapest way to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £13 - £26 and takes 5h 53m.

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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 3h 35m.

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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 5h 53m.

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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 Newton Abbot and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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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 via Reading which takes 5h 1m and costs £85 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m 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 Newton Abbot station.

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The best way to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train via Reading which takes 5h 1m and costs £85 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £26 and takes 5h 53m.

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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: 5h 1m

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 Newton Abbot and Reading in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5h 53m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £650
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£700 - £1,700
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £120
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £40
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£8 - £13
Advanced Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £21
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£24 - £40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Single
£24 - £40
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £19
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £150
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£70 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £150
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
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
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Book at
National Express
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Oxford Bus Company

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m 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 3h 35m 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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