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

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Recommended option

Subway, train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 12 min

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

$19 - $40

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Barking Town Centre to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N15
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$16 - $31

4 alternative options

Subway, train Thameslink  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station District
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 48.4 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 48.4 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Barking to London Gatwick Airport 48.4 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Barking Town Centre and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Barking and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 28 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £14 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Barking Town Centre station.

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Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 48 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 314+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, you can take the subway to Victoria station, take the walk to London Victoria, then take the train to Gatwick Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Blackfriars station and London Blackfriars in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Barking Town Centre to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 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
Taxi from Barking to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
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
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Barking to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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