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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Wigan North Western

$134 - $229

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Bus  •  9 h 30 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 Southport National Express

$33 - $40

6 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway

$115 - $190

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport 256.9 miles

$55 - $80

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 43 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 Wigan North Western

$126 - $354

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 40 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 Wigan North Western

$114 - $381

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
  5. Take the train from Liverpool Central to Southport

$136 - $313

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 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 Wigan North Western

$94 - $226

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport is to train which costs £100 - £180 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Southport via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Southport via Reading, Birmingham New Street and Liverpool South Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southport is 211 miles. The road distance is 256.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport.
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  • Distance: 211 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, London Euston, Wigan North Western, and Wigan Wallgate in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9 h 30 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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
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
Thameslink
Website
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
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Southport
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
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 Southport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool South Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport is 257 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southport.

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

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