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

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Subway, train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the subway from Richmond station to Victoria station District
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $40

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Line 490 bus, bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 490 bus from Richmond Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 490
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$16 - $19

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 12m

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

$21 - $46

Taxi  •  44m

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  44m

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

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  44m

  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 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Richmond Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 1h 12m.

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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 subway and train which takes 1h 5m and costs £14 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m 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 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 1h 12m and costs £16 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 490 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 2h 25m.

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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: 1h 5m

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 1h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Email
customerservices@gatwickexpress.com
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Richmond Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
44m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44m
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 Gatwick Airport London South 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 44m to drive from Richmond to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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