There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth

$65 - $110

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Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station 025
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Norwich Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head 146

$39 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Norwich Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, North Green 146 / ...

$52 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold 140.9 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Southwold, North Green via Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southwold is 114 miles. The road distance is 140.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold 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 Southwold is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 57 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold bus services, operated by Borderbus, arrive at Southwold, North Green station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold is 141 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold.

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There are 467+ hotels available in Southwold. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold.
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  • Distance: 113.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, London Liverpool Street, Ipswich, Halesworth, and Halesworth, Railway Station in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold via Norwich Bus Station and Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street in around 7 h 57 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Halesworth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Borderbus
Website
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, North Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
border-bus.co.uk
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, North Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk

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