There are 7 ways to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Wolverhampton to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$94 - $161

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Fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to London Gatwick (LGW) BHX - LGW

$36 - $224

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$87 - $143

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Wolverhampton, Coach Park to Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) Sw
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$51 - $56

Bus, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wolverhampton Bus Station to Birmingham, Railway Bridge X8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to London Marylebone
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$89 - $150

Night bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wolverhampton Bus Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$40 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 162 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £70 - £130 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Wolverhampton Bus Station station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Wolverhampton and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Wolverhampton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 130 miles. The road distance is 162 miles.

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The best way to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Wolverhampton station.

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The best way to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £38 - £43 and takes 4 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs £27 - £170 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Map of how to get from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 130.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wolverhampton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 4 h 18 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Thomson Airways
Website
thomson.co.uk
Flights from Birmingham to London Gatwick via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Snow Hill to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
New Bharat Coaches
Website
newbharat.co.uk
Bus from Wolverhampton, Coach Park to Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
newbharat.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Wolverhampton Bus Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Wolverhampton Bus Station to Birmingham, Railway Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
nxbus.co.uk

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