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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stafford

$68 - $169

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Bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Wolverhampton Bus Station National Express / ...

$46 - $102

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4h 14m

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

$88 - $145

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford 178.6 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  4h 54m

  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 Piccadilly to Stafford

$148 - $397

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford is to train which costs £50 - £130 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Stafford via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stafford is 142 miles. The road distance is 178.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £50 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford 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 Stafford is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £50 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £80 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Stafford station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford.
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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stafford
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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 Stafford
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
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 Wolverhampton Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford is 179 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stafford.

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

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