There are 9 ways to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 1 min

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

$146 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Southport to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport London National Express / ...

$54 - $78

7 alternative options

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  7 h 2 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

$128 - $214

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  •  4 h 44 min

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

$132 - $361

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Southport 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

$113 - $373

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$99 - $229

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 26 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

$141 - $316

Train, train to Chester, fly to Bristol  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
  3. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  5. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$186 - $382

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 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Birmingham in around 9 h.

Airlines
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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
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
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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
$17 - $26
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
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
South Western Railway
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Southport to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Southport to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Single
$13 - $20
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southport to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport London
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Southport and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 338 km. The road distance is 410 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs £100 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Southport and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

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 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Southport and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

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

How long does it take to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Southport to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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