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There are 5 ways to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 35 min

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

$30 - $45

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$20 - $26

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$36 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 62 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take a town car from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport 62 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 41 miles. The road distance is 62 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basingstoke station.

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Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 2 h.

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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 2 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $15
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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

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Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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