There are 5 ways to get from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $33

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Bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dartford, Market Street (Bus Station) to Orpington 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 35.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 35.8 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport 35.8 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Dartford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 26 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dartford station.

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The best way to get from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 119 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 36 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Bridge in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Orpington, Hayes (Kent), East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dartford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Market Street (Bus Station) to Orpington
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dartford to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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