Birmingham to LGW Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $36
Fastest Way Train — 3h 18min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 23 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — flight, bus, train and by car
Distance 117 miles
Travel Companies Virgin Trains, Southern Railway
$235 · 4h 27min · 400 lb of CO2
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Birmingham airport Flights

There are 1 airports — BHX — that make sense to fly out of from Birmingham and 2 airports — LGW, LHR — to access LGW. The best deals are usually found by flying out of BHX.

$41 · 4h 36min · 26 lb of CO2
Birmingham to Gatwick
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$48 · 3h 18min · 37 lb of CO2
Birmingham to Horley
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$16 · 2h 17min · 26 lb of CO2
Birmingham to LGW

Drive from Birmingham airport

It's 118 miles between Birmingham to LGW. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 17min and 2h 24min from Birmingham to LGW under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 31min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to LGW by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $15.

What is the best way to travel from Birmingham to LGW?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Birmingham to LGW. The fastest way out of Coventry towards Gatwick is by bus, as it is the quickest to the LGW area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $36. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Birmingham to LGW?

On your trip from Birmingham to LGW, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to LGW. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

Is the train or the bus better from Birmingham to LGW London?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Birmingham to LGW. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to LGW is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Birmingham/LGW buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Birmingham is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Birmingham England and LGW during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Birmingham to LGW? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of LGW traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to LGW is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Birmingham to LGW?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to LGW is by bus. The bus costs $36 roughly and will take 4 hours 4 minutes.

Is there a train from Birmingham to LGW?

Yes, trains between Birmingham area and LGW, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 3 hours 20 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Birmingham, which is about 0 miles from Birmingham. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at West Brompton London, Clapham Junction London, London Victoria Coach Station Belgravia.

How long does it take from Birmingham to LGW by car?

The total distance between Birmingham and LGW is 118 miles and will take you about 2 hours 17 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $16.

Travel companies on this route

Virgin Trains
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Southern Railway
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