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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent

$73 - $179

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$28 - $35

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Stoke-on-Trent

$93 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent 194.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  4 h 19 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 Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$126 - $392

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  5 h 16 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 Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent

$114 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent is to bus which costs £21 - £28 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent is to train which costs £55 - £140 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Stoke-On-Trent via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Stoke-on-Trent via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stoke-on-Trent is 155 miles. The road distance is 194.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £55 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent is to train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £55 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £28 and takes 5 h.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent.
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  • Distance: 154.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Stoke-on-Trent, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent via London Victoria, Victoria station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 5 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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 Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Stoke-on-Trent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stoke-On-Trent station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Stoke-on-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stoke-on-Trent.

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

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