There are 5 ways to get from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

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  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wareham to Clapham Junction

$54 - $87

Cheapest option

Line 50 bus, bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Swanage, Sandpit Field to Bournemouth Station 50
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 205
  3. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South 200 / ...

$30 - $37

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Westbourne, County Gates to South Terminal Bus Station 206 / ...

$33 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 138.1 miles

$29 - $45

Towncar  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport 138.1 miles

$300 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 50 bus and bus which costs £23 - £29 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Swanage and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 87 miles. The road distance is 138.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Swanage, Sandpit Field and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bournemouth Station, Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road, and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 4 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Swanage, Sandpit Field to Bournemouth Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Westbourne, County Gates to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Swanage to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$300 - $420

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