There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 172 bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Farringdon 172
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $23

6 alternative options

Line 507 bus, train  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 507 bus from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd to Victoria Bus Station 507 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $43

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

Shuttle  •  48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport 29.1 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$60 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 45 min and costs £14 - £22.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 39 km. The road distance is 47 km.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Waterloo and Clapham Junction in around 45 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd to Victoria Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$60 - $80
uberACCESS
$75 - $110
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$150 - $200
UberLUX
$250 - $340
Taxi from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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