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

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$37 - $67

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Bus National Express  •  4h 48m

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

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Wallingford, Market Place to Reading Town Centre, Station Road X40 - river rapids / ...
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$28 - $50

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from Brightwell cum Sotwell, Church Lane to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane X2 - Connector
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station LGW - the airline

$37

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 75.6 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1h 22m

  1. Take a town car from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport 75.6 miles

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Brightwell cum Sotwell, Church Lane and arriving at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Sotwell and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 54 miles. The road distance is 75.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Thames Travel, depart from Brightwell cum Sotwell, Church Lane station.

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The best way to get from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 and takes 4h.

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Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

You can take a train from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Didcot, Parkway Station, Didcot Parkway, and Reading in around 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane in around 4h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Didcot Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
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
Bus operators
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Wallingford, Market Place to Reading Town Centre, Station Road
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Brightwell cum Sotwell, Church Lane to Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 Reading to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sotwell to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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