There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, 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  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport

$13 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to Gatwick Airport London National Express / ...

$10 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 26.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport 26.5 miles

$120 - $170

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

Gatwick Express operates a train from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 24 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Brighton and Hove Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1273 204060
Website
brightontaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Brighton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 37 km. The road distance is 42 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 24 min and costs £9 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Brighton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brighton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brighton and arriving at Gatwick Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.