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There are 5 ways to get from Gatwick Airport to Westminster by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£9 - £23

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Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gatwick Airport to Westminster 30.7 miles

£75 - £95

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Gatwick Airport to Westminster 30.7 miles

£4 - £7

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Westminster

£55 - £80

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Westminster 30.7 miles

£30 - £120

Gatwick Airport to Westminster by train

The train journey time between Gatwick Airport and Westminster is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest train normally takes 28 min. Operated by Southern Service and Thameslink, the Gatwick Airport to Westminster train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in London Victoria. Typically 1879 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
38 min
Fastest train time:
28 min
Trains per week:
1879
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:04
Last train departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gatwick Airport to Westminster train schedules

Gatwick Airport → Westminster
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The cheapest way to get from Gatwick Airport to Westminster is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gatwick Airport to Westminster is to train which costs £9 - £23 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Gatwick Airport and Westminster is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Gatwick Airport to Westminster without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £23.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria takes 29 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Gatwick Airport to Westminster train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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Gatwick Airport to Westminster train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gatwick Airport to Westminster is 31 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Gatwick Airport to Westminster.

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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Gatwick Airport, England and Westminster, England?

Southern Service operates a train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £23 and the journey takes 29 min. Thameslink also services this route every 15 minutes.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Gatwick Airport to Westminster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Westminster
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Westminster
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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