There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Poole

$55 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus via Heathrow Airport London T5  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$31 - $45

4 alternative options

Train via Southampton Central  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Poole

$65 - $94

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$37 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum 118.2 miles

$25 - $40

Towncar  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Blandford Forum 118.2 miles

$270 - $380

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Blandford, The Half Moon via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Poole, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Blandford Forum is 90 miles. The road distance is 118.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 15 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at POOLE, Dorset station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum is 118 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum.

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There are 483+ hotels available in Blandford Forum. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum.
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  • Distance: 90 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blandford Forum via Heathrow Airport London T5, POOLE, Dorset, and Poole, Bus Station in around 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Poole
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Blandford Forum
Estimated price
$270 - $380

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