Duration
4h 32m
Distance
300 miles
Average price
160€
Possible routes
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten

Rome2rio has found five ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry. Simply select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
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Fastest
4h 32m
60€ - 200€
Alternative routes
9h 1m
107€ - 312€
16h 42m
Cheapest
49€ - 90€
6h 17m
223€ - 264€
6h 36m
97€ - 147€

Frequently asked questions

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten is to bus and train which costs £40 - £80 and takes 16h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten is to fly and train which costs £50 - £180 and takes 4h 32m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Drachten is 300 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten without a car is to train which takes 9h 1m and costs £90 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Drachten is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 7:45 AM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 8:45 AM in Drachten.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Drachten. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Drachten?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Drachten via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Eurostar, Rotterdam Centraal, Heerenveen, and Heerenveen, Busstation in around 9h 1m.
Airlines
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
ICM Koploper

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Thameslink train
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Eurotunnel
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Bus operators
National Express
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
National Express exterior

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.

Ouibus
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
SNCF Oui Bus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Phone
0890715298
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Ferry Exterior
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
P&O Ferries

Drachten, Netherlands

Drachten is a town with a population of 44,629 in the municipality of Smallingerland in the Netherlands. It is the second largest town in the province of Friesland. - Wikipedia