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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Apr 21

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:41AM4h21
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:45AM4h17
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:31AM5h19
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:50PMManchester
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:59PM4h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:14AMManchester
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:45PM3h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
05:19PMManchester
$1141One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 21
Avanti West Coast
08:41AM4h21
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:53AM4h57
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:50PMManchester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:31AM5h19
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:50PMManchester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:45PM3h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
05:19PMManchester
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:45AM4h17
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Apr 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 34 m

Average

4 h 36 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

294 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
01:45PM3h34
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
05:19PMManchester
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:49AM4h13
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
$1191One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:59PM4h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:14AMManchester
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:45AM4h17
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:41AM4h21
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
01:02PMManchester
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$122 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester cover the 182 miles (293 km) long route taking on average 3 h 23 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $84 (€74), but the average price of train tickets is $122 (€107).

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

For as little as $70 (€62) you can travel by train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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

  • Average Duration: 3 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $70

FAQs: Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester.
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester can start from as little as $84 (€74) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester is $122 (€107); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester train time is 3 h 23 min   covering the 182 mile (293 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester leaves at 8: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester leaves at 7: 59 PM.
There are 17 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester.
For the best London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 59 PM.
The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Manchester is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Manchester including taking a bus or train.

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