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There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch by train, car or towncar

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch

$44 - $71

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 43m

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

$55 - $84

Drive  •  1h 55m

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

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1h 55m

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

$250 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 55m.

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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 2h 36m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Christchurch is 77 miles. The road distance is 107.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Christchurch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Christchurch.

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  • Distance: 76.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 39m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Christchurch
Estimated price
$250 - $350

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