There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland by plane, train, subway, 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

Fly London Gatwick to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Edinburgh (EDI) LGW - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$75 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Sunderland National Express

$38 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$114 - $364

Train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$92 - $266

Train Grand Central  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland

$55 - $230

Train LNER  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Durham

$78 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland 317.3 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland is to train and Tube and fly which costs £85 - £280 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Sunderland is 265 miles. The road distance is 317.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Sunderland via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Sunderland via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sunderland via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Peterborough to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
South Western Railway
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Grand Central
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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