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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Wareham

£59 - £120

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset National Express

£18 - £36

4 alternative options

Train via Southampton  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wareham

£39 - £101

Train via Reading  •  5h 30m

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

£65 - £195

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham 129.2 miles

£21 - £35

Towncar  •  2h 14m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Wareham 129.2 miles

£220 - £310

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Wareham via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Wareham is 91 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham without a car is to train which takes 3h 45m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Wareham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wareham.

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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Clapham Junction to Wareham every 4 hours. Tickets cost £50 - £100 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Wareham
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £100
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £100
Train from Southampton Central to Wareham
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£31 - £36
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£21 - £30
Anytime 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £50
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
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 London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Wareham
Estimated price
£220 - £310

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