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

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  3 h 31 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

$90 - $129

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

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

$27 - $33

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Sheffield

$103 - $170

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 7 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

$131 - $359

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 43 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

$113 - $314

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield

$119 - $391

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 52 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

$99 - $231

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$126 - $346

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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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street via London Victoria Coach Station. 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 31 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £65 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs £65 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £26 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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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 31 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 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Leeds to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway
Bus operators
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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Sheffield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sheffield.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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