There are 6 ways to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Carshalton to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 407 bus, line 400 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 407 bus from Carshalton, Pound Street to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station) 407
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Caterham Railway Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 2 min

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 19.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 19.3 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport 19.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Carshalton, Pound Street and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Caterham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Carshalton and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Carshalton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs £14 - £23.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Abellio London, depart from Carshalton, Pound Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 50 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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

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Map of how to get from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

You can take a train from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Clapham Junction in around 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $10 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Carshalton to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 London Sutton to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Carshalton, Pound Street to Caterham Valley (Caterham Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Caterham Railway Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Carshalton to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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