There are 8 ways to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the Tube from Highbury & Islington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$21 - $48

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus, train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Hackney, Pembury Circus to Victoria Bus Station 38 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $43

6 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $32

Train Southern  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hackney Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $32

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 32.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 32.7 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport 32.7 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  58 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 32.7 miles

$60 - $80

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

Thameslink operates a train from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 31 min. Southern also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Highbury & Islington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Hackney Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$60 - $80
uberASSIST
$65 - $95
uberX
$65 - $95
ACCESS
$65 - $95
uberXL
$100 - $140
UberEXEC
$130 - $180
UberLUX
$200 - $270
Taxi from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hackney Downs and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 44 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to Tube and train which takes 57 min and costs £14 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hackney Central and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.