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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Braintree to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$35 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus, line 390 bus, train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
  3. Take the line 390 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Victoria Bus Station 390
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$34 - $58

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$38 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 73.1 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport 73.1 miles

$190 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Braintree and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Braintree and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 59 miles. The road distance is 73.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Braintree 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 Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Stratford (London), Stratford station, London Bridge station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3 h 36 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Victoria Street to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
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 Braintree to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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