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

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$122 - $229

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to South Terminal Bus Station 201 / ...

$50 - $80

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Train via Reading  •  4 h 40 min

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

$112 - $205

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 204.9 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Cardiff, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London Gatwick (LGW) CWL - LGW

$90 - $360

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRS - LGW

$93 - $359

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) station and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Swansea and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 167 miles. The road distance is 204.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station).

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

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The best way to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 167.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Paddington, Paddington Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Enfidha
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Swansea 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 Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Aer Lingus, Thomas Cook, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Cardiff Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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