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

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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

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Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London 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 - $42

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 40 min

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

$111 - $176

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 2 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  •  5 h 1 min

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

$105 - $369

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 49 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 34 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

$125 - $293

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Droylsden, Tesco via London Victoria Coach Station and Piccadilly Gardens (BANK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road 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 Manchester Road is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road is 242 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester Road.
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  • Distance: 182.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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 12 min.

Airlines
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
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
Train operators
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
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
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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