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

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Train LNER  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$46 - $67

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Bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Wakefield to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to South Terminal Bus Station 230 / ...

$38 - $53

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$99 - $177

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 224.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, Tube, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$108 - $308

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$135 - $408

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$172 - $458

Fly Leeds Bradford to Southampton, train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$122 - $336

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

  1. Take the train from Leeds 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

$118 - $411

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Wakefield and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Wakefield Westgate and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Wakefield (Station) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 185 miles. The road distance is 224.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Wakefield station.

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Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by LNER, depart from Wakefield Westgate station.

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The best way to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 184.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Wakefield Westgate, London Kings Cross, and London St Pancras International LL in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway in around 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $26
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $150
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
South Western Railway
Greater Anglia
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 Wakefield to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 225 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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British Airways offers flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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