There are 7 ways to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, subway, 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

Line 149 bus, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 149 bus from Liverpool Street Station to London Bridge Bus Station 149 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $31

6 alternative options

Tube, train  •  58 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

$20 - $46

Train  •  1 h 28 min

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

$18 - $31

Taxi  •  58 min

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

$150 - $190

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

$120 - $180

Uber  •  58 min

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

$70 - $90

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 149 bus and train which costs £13 - £24 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Hackney Downs and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.7 miles.

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

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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 28 min.

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

You can take a train from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Hackney Central and Clapham Junction in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Hackney Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $6
Cash
$8 - $11
Oyster Card
$6 - $9
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to London Bridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$70 - $90
uberACCESS
$80 - $120
uberASSIST
$80 - $120
uberX
$80 - $120
uberXL
$120 - $160
UberEXEC
$160 - $220
UberLUX
$270 - $370
Taxi from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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
$120 - $180

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