There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station by train, ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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 50 min

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

$57 - $80

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the carferry from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal

$28 - $39

2 alternative options

Train, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Corner 2 / ...

$72 - $89

Bus, Hovercraft, line 3 bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard 206
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Ryde, Bus Station to Blackwater Corner 2 / ...

$54 - $65

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station without a car is to train and Catamaran which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station, including transfers.

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There are 937+ hotels available in Blackwater Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackwater Station.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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 & Southsea, Southsea Hoverport, Ryde, Ryde, Bus Station, and Blackwater Corner in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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

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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Southsea Hoverport to Ryde
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk

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