There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road by train, bus, car, subway, plane or tram

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$121 - $214

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$34 - $41

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly

$111 - $175

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road 242 miles

$50 - $75

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, line 3 tram  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the line 3 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Droylsden (Manchester Metrolink)

$117 - $342

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$107 - $375

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$85 - $214

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$126 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road is to train which costs £90 - £170 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester Road is 182 miles. The road distance is 242 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Droylsden, Tesco via London Victoria Coach Station and Piccadilly Gardens (BANK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Manchester Rd, Droylsden, Manchester M43 6TQ, UK?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), and Droylsden (Manchester Metrolink) in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road via London Victoria Coach Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Piccadilly Gardens (BANK), and Droylsden, Tesco in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Droylsden (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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