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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$154 - $261

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London

$42 - $51

8 alternative options

Bus, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$136 - $212

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$126 - $196

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 260.6 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$126 - $357

Fly Manchester to Southend, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$107 - $367

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$126 - $296

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  4. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$94 - $225

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction

$139 - $324

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Preston, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackburn and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 328 km. The road distance is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 8 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4 h and costs £100 - £190.

No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) and arriving at Gatwick Airport London via Manchester and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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