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There are 11 ways to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 44 min

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

$142 - $236

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$41 - $56

9 alternative options

Train via Wigan North Western  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$144 - $228

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$119 - $185

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, subway, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$121 - $347

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

$113 - $279

Fly Manchester to Southend, train  •  6 h 12 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

$104 - $354

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

$90 - $219

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$127 - $311

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$176 - $461

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £100 - £190 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Wigan North Western and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 205 miles. The road distance is 260.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Blackburn station.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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 station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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 Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
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 Blackburn to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Blackburn to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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