There are 6 ways to get from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  46 min

  1. X26

$12 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. National Express

$10 - $45

4 alternative options

Train  •  57 min

$20 - $62

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$100 - $150

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

You can take a train from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Clapham Junction in around 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cheam 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 East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cheam to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cheam to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $18
Train from Cheam to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $15
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cheam Broadway to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
25 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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cheam and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 23 km. The road distance is 31 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £70 - £90.

No, there is no direct train from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Cheam and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Cheam to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.