There are 10 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) by train, plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  3 h 10 min

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

$100 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street National Express

$43 - $56

8 alternative options

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$113 - $291

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$137 - $369

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 21 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
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$127 - $402

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$158 - $454

Train via London Kings Cross  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$50 - $75

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Leeds

$60 - $84

Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Leeds

$73 - $165

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) 247 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to train and fly which costs £75 - £200 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is 199 miles. The road distance is 247 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA). However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) via London St Pancras International LL, London Kings Cross, Leeds, and Leeds City Centre, Station Interchange (Leeds Railway Station Interchange) in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 7 h 11 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Stevenage to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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