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

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Bus, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tremough, Penryn Campus Falmouth Univ to Newquay, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$58 - $183

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Heathrow (LHR) NQY - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$222 - $522

Train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$162 - $298

Train South Western Railway  •  8 h 41 min

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

$122 - $214

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Penryn 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 / ...

$96 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 282.3 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus and fly which costs £40 - £140 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Penryn and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Penryn and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Truro and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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The distance between Penryn and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 228 miles. The road distance is 282.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs £120 - £230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs £120 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £90 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Truro and Reading in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Dublin, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newquay to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newquay to London Heathrow via Cork
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Reading
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$65 - $100
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $240
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Redruth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Tremough, Penryn Campus Falmouth Univ to Newquay, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 Penryn to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Penryn 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 Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 282 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Penryn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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