There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$111 - $199

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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 National Express / ...

$50 - $75

3 alternative options

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, train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRS - LGW

$86 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 25 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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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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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 every four hours, 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 27 min.

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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 Reading in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 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 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
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 Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
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
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com

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