Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train

Fri, Apr 19
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Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for Apr 19

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:55AM3h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:25PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:49AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:49PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:35AM3h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:55AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
09:25AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:38PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$2951One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, April 19
Avanti West Coast
08:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:49AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:35AM3h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:55AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:55AM3h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:25PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:49PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
09:25AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:38PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
3 transfers

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

Showing times and prices for Apr 19

Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 38 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

293 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:35AM3h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:55AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:55AM3h30
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:25PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:49AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15AM3h34
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:49PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$1191One-way
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
09:25AM4h13
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:38PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$2951One-way
3 transfers

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

distanceDistance182 miles (293 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$109 (€96)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 182 miles (293 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $109 (€96), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€39).

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

You can travel by train to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains for as low as $44 (€39). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: $119

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as $44 (€39) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is $109 (€96); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is on average 3 h 20 min   for the 182 mile (293 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 6: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 9: 25 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. 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 Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
Take the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 25 PM.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train is October.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 2 different ways: bus or train.

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 (13 km)
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.

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