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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$153 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Birmingham National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Blackpool National Express

$51 - $72

7 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  5 h 7 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

$143 - $226

Train CrossCountry  •  7 h

  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

$127 - $208

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 33 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

$141 - $366

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 28 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

$119 - $398

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 45 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 Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$151 - $317

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 39 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

$100 - $248

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 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool via Birmingham in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
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
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
Train operators
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 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 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
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Blackpool is 355 km. The road distance is 442 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 8 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs £110 - £200.

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 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Blackpool via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackpool, including transfers.