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There are 8 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  58m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$15 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station C10
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$14 - $17

6 alternative options

Line 35 bus, train  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road 35
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $38

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28 miles

$6 - $9

Shuttle  •  45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  45m

  1. Take a town car from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport 28 miles

$110 - $170

Uber  •  45m

  1. Take an Uber from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28 miles

$65 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 24 miles. The road distance is 28 miles.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 58m and costs £11 - £21.

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It takes approximately 58m to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway station.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 58m and costs £11 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2h 30m.

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Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 28 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 58m

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

Thameslink operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 47m. Southern also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle, E & C Newington Causeway to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$55 - $75
Assist
$55 - $75
UberX
$55 - $75
Pool
$65 - $90
UberXL
$85 - $120
Exec
$110 - $150
Lux
$170 - $240
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from Elephant & Castle Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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