Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
06:553h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£541One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:053h39
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:44Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£561One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:313h24
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:55Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:153h36
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:51Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:553h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£951One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Avanti West Coast
05:053h39
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
08:44Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:153h36
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:51Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:553h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:313h24
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:55Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:153h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:44Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

294 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
06:313h24
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:55Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£901One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:153h29
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:44Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£951One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:553h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£541One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:553h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£951One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
15:153h36
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
18:51Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£901One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£106 (€118)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 182 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £106, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £54. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

FAQs: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £54 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £106; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is on average 3 h 20 min   for the 182 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 05: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 17: 15.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Gatwick Airport (GTW). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
For the best Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains or West Midland Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gatwick Airport, located 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (766 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

Trains arriving to Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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