There are 9 ways to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train Gatwick Express  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $43

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Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

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Train Thameslink  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport

$14 - $19

Line 87 bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Clapham Junction Station 87
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.8 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport 29.8 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.8 miles

$70 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Covent Garden and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

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The best way to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 19 min.

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

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Covent Garden 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 Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 26 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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uber.com
Pool
$70 - $90
Access
$70 - $110
Assist
$70 - $110
UberX
$70 - $110
UberXL
$100 - $150
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$240 - $330
Taxi from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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