Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

Fri, 26 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:353h25
Manchester
12:00London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£581One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:153h29
Manchester
11:44London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£741One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 July
Avanti West Coast
08:153h29
Manchester
11:44London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:353h25
Manchester
12:00London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

294 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Manchester for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:353h25
Manchester
12:00London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£581One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:153h29
Manchester
11:44London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£741One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

distanceDistance182 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£130 (€147)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Thameslink

Trains from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 182 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Thameslink. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £130, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £54.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry trains Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and CrossCountry trains will get you to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester from £54. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £54
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as £54 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is £130; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train travel time is 3 h 20 min   for the 182 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 05: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 21: 15.
There are 7 trains a day from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
Take the Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train with Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains, CrossCountry or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 15.
A trip to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester 2 different ways: train or coach.

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