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

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Subway, train  •  50 min

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

$18 - $39

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$13 - $24

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.2 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport 30.2 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.2 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to subway and train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Bridge and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Aldgate East and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 50 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Bridge station.

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The best way to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £10 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Aldgate East, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Thameslink operates a train from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 42 min. Southern also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$90 - $130
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$240 - $330
Taxi from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from Aldgate East to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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