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There are 4 ways to get from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Catamaran, train Southern  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Ryde Pier Head to Portsmouth
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to Horsham

$51 - $78

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
  2. Drive from Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$28 - $38

2 alternative options

Catamaran, train South Western Railway  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Ryde Pier Head to Portsmouth
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to Guildford
  3. Take the train from Guildford to Gatwick Airport

$46 - $74

Line 3 bus, Hovercraft, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Shanklin Bus Station to Ryde, Bus Station 3 / ...
  2. Take the Hovercraft from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
  3. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to Gatwick Airport London South 206

$43 - $49

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to car ferry and drive which costs £21 - £30 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to car ferry and drive which costs £21 - £30 and takes 2h 16m.

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The distance between Shanklin and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 58 miles.

The best way to get from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to Catamaran and train which takes 3h 45m and costs £35 - £60.

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

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There are 337+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 57.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, you can take the train to Ryde Pier Head, take the walk to Ryde Pier Head, take the Catamaran to Portsmouth, take the walk to Portsmouth Harbour, take the train to Horsham, then take the train to Gatwick Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shanklin to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Ryde Pier Head, Ryde Pier Head, Portsmouth, Portsmouth Harbour, and Guildford in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Bus operators
Southern Vectis
Phone
+44 330 053 9182
Email
hello@southernvectis.com
Website
islandbuses.info
Bus from Shanklin Bus Station to Ryde, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
islandbuses.info
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Wightlink
Phone
0333 999 7333
Website
wightlink.co.uk
Ferry from Ryde Pier Head to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
wightlink.co.uk
Hovertravel
Phone
+44 1983 717700
Email
info@hovertravel.com
Website
hovertravel.co.uk
Ferry from Ryde to Southsea Hoverport
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
hovertravel.co.uk

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