There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool 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

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

$133 - $250

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Bus  •  8 h 45 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 Blackpool National Express

$40 - $54

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$131 - $214

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 55 min

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

$119 - $194

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool 276.3 miles

$55 - $90

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 27 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 Blackpool North

$128 - $358

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 11 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 Blackpool North

$118 - $391

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 26 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 Blackpool North

$97 - $231

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$136 - $313

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to train which costs £100 - £200 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Blackpool is 222 miles. The road distance is 276.3 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Blackpool via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Blackpool North via London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs £100 - £200.

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 221.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Preston in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Flights from Southampton to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $190
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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
$23 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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