There are 10 ways to get from Blackburn 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 4 min

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

$131 - $235

Cheapest option

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 London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$39 - $56

8 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$124 - $205

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 13 min

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

$112 - $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, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$120 - $349

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$104 - $361

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 47 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

$117 - $284

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$89 - $221

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 35 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

$131 - $316

Questions & Answers

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

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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 London Gatwick Airport South via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 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: 4 h 4 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 Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 4 h 4 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
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 1 min
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
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
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
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 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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