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There are 8 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  •  2h 51m

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

$46 - $165

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Fly London Gatwick to Guernsey  •  2h 56m

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

$71 - $215

Fly London City to Jersey  •  2h 59m

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

$54 - $395

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

  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  •  3h 16m

  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 Southampton, fly to Alderney, travel  •  3h 37m

  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  •  7h 9m

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

$76 - $110

Bus, car ferry  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to POOLE, Dorset National Express / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey

$52 - $71

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The cheapest way to get from London to Channel Islands is to bus and car ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Channel Islands is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 2h 51m.

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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 7h 9m and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m 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 1h.

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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 $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 28m and costs £12 - £27.

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Map of how to get from London to Channel Islands.
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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Alderney
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Southampton to Alderney
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Jersey
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Poole
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries

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