There are 10 ways to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$133 - $228

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Southport to London Victoria National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$32 - $40

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Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$114 - $192

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 256.4 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$123 - $353

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$107 - $365

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$132 - $305

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$92 - $225

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton  •  7 h 19 min

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

$146 - $337

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 3 min

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

$178 - $461

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £100 - £180 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The distance between Southport and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 211 miles. The road distance is 256.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Liverpool South Parkway, Birmingham New Street and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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

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Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Map of how to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 211 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Wigan Wallgate, Wigan North Western, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 3 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 9 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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