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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 44m

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

$25 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 229 bus, line 269 bus, line 119 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 229 bus from Erith Town Centre Cross Street to Sidcup 229
  2. Take the line 269 bus from Sidcup, Hatherley Crescent Sidcup Stn to Bromley North Station 269
  3. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley North Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119 / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42m

  1. Take a taxi from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 39.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  42m

  1. Drive from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 39.8 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  42m

  1. Take a town car from Erith to London Gatwick Airport 39.8 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Erith and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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The distance between Erith and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 27 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 229 bus and line 269 bus and line 119 bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 2h 12m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 42m to drive from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

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

You can take a train from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Bridge in around 1h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Sidcup, Sidcup, Hatherley Crescent Sidcup Stn, Bromley North Station, East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Erith Town Centre Cross Street to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Sidcup, Hatherley Crescent Sidcup Stn to Bromley North Station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Bromley North Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Erith to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Erith to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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