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There are 6 ways to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, 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

Subway, train  •  51 min

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

£11 - £26

Cheapest option

Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

£9 - £23

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.6 miles

£160 - £200

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.6 miles

£4 - £7

Shuttle  •  51 min

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

£55 - £80

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport 30.6 miles

£30 - £120

Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway and train

The journey time between Aldgate Underground Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 30 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 50 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Southern Service and Gatwick Express, the Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) service departs from Aldgate station and arrives in Gatwick Airport. Typically 679 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
59 min
Fastest journey time:
50 min
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
679
Cheapest price:
£11
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:08
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) subway and train schedules

Departing Saturday, July 24, 2021

Aldgate Underground Station → London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to shuttle which costs £55 - £80 and takes 51 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 45 min.

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The distance between Aldgate Underground Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 51 min and costs £11 - £26.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Aldgate station.

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Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 25.1 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £12 - £16 and the journey takes 45 min. Southern Service also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Aldgate station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Other operators
Taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
£160 - £200
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Towncar from Aldgate Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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