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

Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$35 - $56

Cheapest option

Line 133 bus, bus, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 133 bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 133
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to London - Victoria Station A20
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$34 - $61

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Braintree to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$38 - $49

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 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £11 - £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 £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 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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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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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 London Gatwick Airport South via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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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 Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Braintree to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Airport Bus Express
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Braintree to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $280

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