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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$144 - $252

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Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Blackpool National Express

$33 - $40

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Train via Wigan North Western  •  4 h 37 min

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

$136 - $234

Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 57 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

$125 - $195

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 31 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

$130 - $359

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) 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 15 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

$98 - $231

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 53 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

$135 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to train which costs £110 - £200 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Blackpool via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 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 Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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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: 3 h 42 min

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 station, Euston station, London Euston, and Preston in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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
$17 - $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
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Greater Anglia
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
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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