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

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 Trains East Coast  •  3 h 9 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

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Wakefield to Milton Keynes Coachway National Express
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Gatwick Airport London National Express / ...

$40 - $54

8 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 18 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

$65 - $191

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 32 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

$111 - $311

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 20 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

$140 - $411

Fly Leeds Bradford to Southampton, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$124 - $339

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 16 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

$122 - $421

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$108 - $279

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

$180 - $465

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 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Milton Keynes Coachway in around 6 h 15 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 18 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
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Wakefield Westgate to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$7 - $10
London Underground (Tube)
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
South Western Railway
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Wakefield to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Gatwick Airport London
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Wakefield (Station) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 295 km. The road distance is 360 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs £35 - £55.

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

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 9 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Wakefield and arriving at Gatwick Airport London via Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Wakefield (Station) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.