There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station by train, ferry, bus, car ferry 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, Catamaran  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head

$57 - $81

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

$27 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, Catamaran, line 3 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
  2. Take the Catamaran from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Corner 2 / ...

$58 - $82

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne

$36 - $48

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station is to drive and car ferry which costs £20 - £35 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station is to drive and car ferry which costs £20 - £35 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Blackwater Station is 59 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station. However, you can take the train to Portsmouth Harbour, take the walk to Portsmouth, take the Catamaran to Ryde Pier Head, take the train to Shanklin, take the walk to Shanklin Bus Station, take the line 2 bus to Blackwater Quarry, then take the walk to Blackwater Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station via Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth, Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Esplanade, Ryde, Bus Station, and Blackwater Corner in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Corner
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
National Express
Ferry operators
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Portsmouth to Ryde Pier Head
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk

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