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

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport

$12 - $35

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Bus  •  40 min

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

$10 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

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

$65 - $85

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

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £9 - £25 and takes 22 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brighton and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Brighton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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The train from Brighton to Gatwick Airport takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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 $21 - $35 and the journey takes 22 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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
$110 - $160

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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