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

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 to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  4 h 14 min

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

$84 - $227

Cheapest option

Train LNER  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$81 - $122

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

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

$89 - $251

Fly Carlisle to Southend, train  •  3 h 37 min

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

$87 - $341

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 26 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

$129 - $393

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 26 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

$160 - $399

Train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 30 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

$108 - $295

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 54 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

$136 - $311

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Carlisle to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$182 - $277

Bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$104 - $125

Drive  •  5 h 35 min

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

$70 - $110

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 fly and train which costs £65 - £270 and takes 3 h 37 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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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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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 London Gatwick Airport South via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 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 London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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

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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: 4 h 14 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 and London St Pancras International LL in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carlisle to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 7 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
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 Glasgow to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $24
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Carlisle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $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 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
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
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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
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
Northern Rail
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
Train from Carlisle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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