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There are 10 ways to get from Carlisle 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 59 min

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

$190 - $303

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Train to Glasgow, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GLA - LGW

$78 - $253

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Bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$107 - $129

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h 47 min

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

$157 - $237

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 345.1 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$85 - $229

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$130 - $394

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$162 - $401

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction

$109 - $296

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$133 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £55 - £85 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £140 - £240 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Manchester Piccadilly and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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The distance between Carlisle and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 285 miles. The road distance is 345.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £140 - £240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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The best way to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs £140 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £100 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 284.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Euston, Euston station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Shipley
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
South Western Railway
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 Carlisle to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Carlisle 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 Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 345 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to drive from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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