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There are 10 ways to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Newton Abbot  •  6 h 4 min

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

$239 - $395

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Night bus, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Totnes to Reading National Express
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$43 - $58

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Train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$121 - $223

Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 25 min

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

$87 - $167

Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Totnes 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 / ...

$78 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 228.3 miles

$45 - $75

Line 3 bus, night bus to Newquay, fly to London Gatwick  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
  2. Take the night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
  3. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to London Gatwick (LGW) NQY - LGW

$57 - $188

Line 164 bus, bus, train to Exeter, fly to London City, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Salcombe, Onslow Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Paignton, Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  4. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  5. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$99 - $356

Train to Exeter, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  9 h 25 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

$260 - $579

Train to Exeter, fly to Southampton, train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southampton (SOU) EXT - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction

$144 - $521

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The cheapest way to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to night bus and bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Salcombe, Onslow Road and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Totnes and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Salcombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 171 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs £180 - £310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs £180 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £80 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 171.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Paignton, Newton Abbot, and Reading in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Totnes and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Chambery
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
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 Exeter to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Chambery
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Exeter to London Heathrow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Exeter to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newton Abbot to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
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 Torquay to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 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 Totnes to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Totnes to Reading
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Totnes to Paignton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
Stagecoach South West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsbridge, Bus Station to Plymouth City Centre, Royal Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Salcombe, Onslow Road to Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach South West
Bus from Totnes, Opposite Royal Seven Stars Hotel to Paignton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Stagecoach South West
Dartmouth Steam Railway And River Boat Company

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Yes, the driving distance between Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Salcombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Newquay Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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