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

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

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

$86 - $153

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Bus Berrys Coaches  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 2 / ...

$17 - $24

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Taunton to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$28 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 162.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London City (LCY) EXT - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$93 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £12 - £19 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Taunton and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Taunton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 129 miles. The road distance is 162.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £27 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 128.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading in around 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 4 h 33 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Taunton to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Taunton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
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 Taunton to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
National Express
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Taunton, Kings Arms to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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

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

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Taunton 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 Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 162 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Taunton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Flybe offers flights from Exeter Airport to London City Airport.

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