There are 8 ways to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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 Gatwick Express  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $38

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport

$14 - $19

6 alternative options

Line 87 bus, train  •  1 h 9 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 - $24

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 - $210

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

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 49 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 40 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 40 min to get from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

More details

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.

More details

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 $23 - $35 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 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
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
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
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$65 - $85
uberACCESS
$75 - $110
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$150 - $200
UberLUX
$250 - $340
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 - $210
Towncar from Covent Garden to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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.