There are 6 ways to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, car, car ferry 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.

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Tube, train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Cockfosters Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $44

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Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cockfosters to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N91
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $18

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Tube, train Thameslink  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the Tube from Cockfosters Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $25

Tube, train Thameslink #2  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the Tube from Cockfosters Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $26

Drive, Woolwich Ferry  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cockfosters to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  2. Take the Woolwich Ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
  3. Drive from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

$17 - $25

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 - £14 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to towncar which costs £140 - £210 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Cockfosters and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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

The best way to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to Tube and train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £16 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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

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There are 310+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 34.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 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 Covent Garden, Savoy Street, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cockfosters Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cockfosters Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cockfosters Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
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
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cockfosters to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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