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

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Line 400 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Caterham Railway Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$7

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Caterham to Purley
  2. Take the train from Purley to Gatwick Airport

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 14.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 14.7 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport 14.7 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Caterham Railway Station station and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Caterham and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Purley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Caterham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 9 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to line 400 bus which takes 52 min and costs £5.

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The line 400 bus from Caterham Railway Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Caterham Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 400 bus which takes 52 min and costs £5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 1 h.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Metrobus operates a bus from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Purley in around 1 h.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Caterham to Purley
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Bus operators
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 Caterham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Caterham to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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