• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, 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

Subway, train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from Cockfosters station to Green Park station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakwood, Freston Gardens to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N91
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

3 alternative options

Subway, train Thameslink  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from Cockfosters station to Finsbury Park station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 71.3 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a town car from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport 71.3 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Oakwood, Freston Gardens and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

More details

The distance between Cockfosters and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 34 miles. The road distance is 71.3 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £16 - £35.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

More details

Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Oakwood, Freston Gardens station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Get driving directions

There are 327+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $63 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cockfosters station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Cockfosters station to Finsbury Park station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Oakwood, Freston Gardens to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.