There are 10 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley by train, bus, car, subway 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.

Recommended option

Train LNER  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds

$63 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$41 - $59

8 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  6 h 36 min

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

$75 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley 261.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Guiseley to Ilkley
  5. Take the bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange)

$107 - $270

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$141 - $377

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 55 min

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

$120 - $301

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 48 min

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

$130 - $409

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$161 - $462

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$109 - $248

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ilkley is 207 miles. The road distance is 261.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and The Rectory, Low Mill Lane, Ilkley LS29 0PQ, United Kingdom?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley via Stevenage, Leeds, Ilkley, Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station), and Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange) in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilkley via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), and Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange) in around 8 h 31 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Guiseley to Ilkley
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
North Yorkshire County C
Phone
01609 780780
Website
northyorks.gov.uk
Bus from Ilkley, Bus Station (Ilkley Bus/Rail Station) to Addingham, Main St Church Street (Telephone Exchange)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
northyorks.gov.uk

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