There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano by plane, subway, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Naples, subway  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Naples (NAP) LGW - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$77 - $327

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Fly to Rome, train, subway  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO) LGW - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$87 - $309

Train  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr

$352 - $869

Train, subway  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marseille Saint-Charles
  3. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe Ec
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  5. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$318 - $850

Train, bus, subway  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Naples, Naples
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$231 - $633

Bus  •  33 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
  4. Take the bus from Roma to Positano

$147 - $234

Bus, subway  •  39 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$158 - $303

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Positano

$567 - $694

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Positano

$322 - $481

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano is to fly and subway which costs £55 - £250 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano is to fly and subway which costs £55 - £250 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Positano via London, Paris, Paris and Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 55 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Positano is 1015 miles.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano without a car is to train which takes 20 h 58 min and costs £260 - £700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano 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 Positano is to train which takes 20 h 58 min and costs £260 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £110 - £180 and takes 33 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Positano station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano.
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  • Distance: 1014.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, Geneve, Milano Centrale, Napoli Centrale, Napoli Garibaldi, and Castellammare Di Stabia in around 20 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Positano via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, Rome, and Roma in around 33 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Thameslink
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $470
Premier
$340 - $550
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marseille Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$170 - $650
Premier
$450 - $750
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$210 - $320
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Naples
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Positano is 1 h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 3:42 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 4:42 PM in Positano.

Vueling Airlines, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4794+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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