There are 11 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train via London Kings Cross  •  3 h 35 min

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

$45 - $70

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Wakefield National Express

$38 - $52

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
  2. Take the train from Stevenage to Wakefield Westgate

$54 - $79

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Wakefield Kirkgate

$99 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield 226 miles

$45 - $70

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 3 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 Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate

$109 - $305

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 10 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 Airport to Leeds

$136 - $405

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$122 - $336

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 8 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 Airport to Leeds

$123 - $432

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$104 - $276

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Wakefield Westgate

$174 - $455

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Wakefield via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Wakefield Westgate via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Wakefield is 185 miles. The road distance is 226 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 10 min.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Wakefield station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield.
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  • Distance: 184.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Stevenage
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Stevenage to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $27
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Wakefield Kirkgate
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Train from Newcastle to Wakefield Westgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
South Western Railway
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 South Terminal Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Wakefield
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Wakefield Westgate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield is 226 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wakefield.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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