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 7 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, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 033 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$54 - $90

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 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 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 - £16 and takes 1 h 2 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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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Basingstoke, Railway Station and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. 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 7 min.

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

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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 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 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 2 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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 - $240

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