There are 4 ways to get from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, 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

Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Train via Stratford Underground Station  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$38 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 86.5 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport 86.5 miles

$220 - $310

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

You can take a train from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Station, London Bridge Bus Station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Colchester to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Colchester to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colchester and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 110 km. The road distance is 138 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £13 - £20.

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Colchester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.