There are 10 ways to get from Windermere 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.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$161 - $275

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Windermere to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$35 - $44

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$141 - $216

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 306.8 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW

$108 - $282

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 53 min

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

$143 - $380

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District 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

$126 - $392

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$154 - $450

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$112 - $252

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  7 h 57 min

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

$155 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £27 - £35 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £120 - £220 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Windermere and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 252 miles. The road distance is 306.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Windermere and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Oxenholme Lake District, Manchester Piccadilly and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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

You can take a train from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Oxenholme Lake District, London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windermere to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
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
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
South Western Railway
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Windermere to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station 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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