There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 10 min

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

$57 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...

$24 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Poole, Seldown Coach Station National Express / ...

$29 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole 113.7 miles

$24 - $35

Towncar  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Poole 113.7 miles

$250 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Poole is 86 miles. The road distance is 113.7 miles.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Terminal Bus Station station and arriving at Poole, Seldown Coach Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Poole via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £24 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Poole, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole via Southampton Central in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Poole, Seldown Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Poole
Estimated price
$250 - $360

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