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

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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Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield

$44 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express

$26 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240

$68 - $81

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield 201.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 4 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 Sheffield

$129 - $357

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 18 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 Sheffield

$120 - $313

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 47 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 Sheffield

$119 - $390

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$98 - $229

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield is to bus which costs £20 - £26 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Sheffield is 164 miles. The road distance is 201.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield station. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Sheffield via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield.
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  • Distance: 164.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield via London St Pancras International LL and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield via London Victoria in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
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
Flights from Southampton to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
nationalexpress.com

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