Directions from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch

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Recommended option

Train via Clapham Junction  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch

$45 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth National Express / ...

$28 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 40 min

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

$58 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch 107.1 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Christchurch 107.1 miles

$260 - $360

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Christchurch, Dorset, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch via Heathrow Airport London and Bournemouth in around 4 h 24 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Christchurch
Estimated price
$260 - $360

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Christchurch is 123 km. The road distance is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £17 - £25.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Christchurch via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch, including transfers.

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