There are 6 ways to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $30

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Line 490 bus, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 490 bus from Richmond Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 490
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$16 - $19

4 alternative options

Tube, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the Tube from Richmond Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station District
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 32.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport 32.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £14 - £23 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Richmond Bus Station and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Richmond (London) and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Richmond and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £14 - £23.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Richmond Bus Station.

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Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Richmond (London) station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 41 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 490 bus and bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Richmond, Greater London, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Clapham Junction in around 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Richmond Underground Station to Blackfriars Underground Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Richmond Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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