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There are 7 ways to get from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Reading  •  5h 28m

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

$117 - $248

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Bus  •  5h 54m

  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 - $89

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Train South Western Railway  •  5h 31m

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

$79 - $162

Drive  •  3h 35m

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

$40 - $65

Train to Exeter, fly to London Gatwick  •  6h 37m

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

$198 - $461

Train to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  7h 24m

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

$91 - $287

Train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  5h 17m

  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

$91 - $343

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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 3h 35m.

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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 54m.

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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 28m.

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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 5h 28m and costs £90 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m 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 which takes 5h 28m and costs £90 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £70 and takes 5h 54m.

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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 28m

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 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paignton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 5h 54m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Manchester, Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
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 Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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 Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Train from Newton Abbot to Newquay
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $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 Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
4 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 Newquay
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 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 Paignton to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
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
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 6h 55m 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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Ryanair, Norwegian Air International, Aurigny and four other airlines offer flights from Exeter Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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