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

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  •  3 h 9 min

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

$60 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus via Heathrow Airport London  •  4 h 25 min

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

$24 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

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

$30 - $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

$270 - $370

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 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Poole, Seldown Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Poole
Estimated price
$270 - $370

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Poole is 137 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £18 - £27.

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 9 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Poole, Seldown Coach Station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Poole, including transfers.