There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, line 88 bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth
  4. Take the line 88 bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Kings Head 88

$63 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

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

$52 - $79

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 30 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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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwold. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Southwold, North Green via Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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

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 8 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, North Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
National Express
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

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