There are 10 ways to get from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 47 min

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

$47 - $166

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Train via Peterborough  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from York to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Gatwick Airport

$68 - $95

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 29 min

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

$121 - $188

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 249 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$115 - $310

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

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

$142 - $374

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$131 - $436

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from York 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

$125 - $387

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$129 - $342

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$111 - $246

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £35 - £130 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between York and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 199 miles. The road distance is 249 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from York to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Kings Cross and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 47 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 Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from York to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
Train from York to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Reading
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Greater Anglia
South Western Railway

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