There are 9 ways to get from London to Channel Islands by plane, train, car ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Gatwick to Jersey  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Jersey (JER) LGW - JER

$46 - $165

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Fly London Gatwick to Guernsey  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Guernsey (GCI) LGW - GCI

$71 - $215

Fly London City to Jersey  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Jersey (JER) LCY - JER

$54 - $395

Train to Southampton, fly to Guernsey  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Guernsey (GCI) SOU - GCI

$75 - $368

Train to Southampton, fly to Jersey  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Jersey (JER) SOU - JER

$60 - $218

Train to London Luton, fly to Jersey  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Jersey (JER) LTN - JER

$87 - $323

Train to Southampton, fly to Alderney, travel  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Alderney (ACI) SOU - ACI
  3. Travel from Alderney to Channel Islands

Train, car ferry  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Poole
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$79 - $113

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Poole, Seldown Coach Station 035 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$56 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from London to Channel Islands is to bus and car ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Channel Islands is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between London and Channel Islands is 180 miles.

The best way to get from London to Channel Islands without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h 40 min and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from London to Channel Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Jersey Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Jersey Airport.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Channel Islands. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Channel Islands.
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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between London, England and Channel Islands, Guernsey?

British Airways and easyJet fly from London to Channel Islands every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Alderney
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Alderney
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Poole, Seldown Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries

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