There are 6 ways to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 400 bus via Three Bridges  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Three Bridges Station 400 / ...

$5 - $10

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Line 400 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$6

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$20 - $32

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 11.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport 11.2 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from East Grinstead and arriving at Gatwick Airport via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between East Grinstead and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 7 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to line 400 bus which takes 37 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) station.

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East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Grinstead station.

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The best way to get from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 400 bus which takes 37 min and costs £4 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £25 and takes 56 min.

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  • Distance: 7.1 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Metrobus operates a bus from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via East Croydon in around 56 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Grinstead to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Three Bridges Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Grinstead to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$90 - $130

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