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

$20 - $46

Cheapest option

Line 48 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 48 bus from Hackney, Pembury Circus to London Bridge Borough High St 48
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$16 - $21

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 30 min

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

$18 - $31

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

$18 - $43

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

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

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 30 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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The best way to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to Tube and train which takes 57 min and costs .

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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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Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Hackney Central station.

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Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 33 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 310+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hackney Downs to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 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
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hackney, Pembury Circus to London Bridge Borough High St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hackney, Pembury Circus to Victoria Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$75 - $100
Access
$80 - $120
Assist
$80 - $120
UberX
$80 - $120
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$160 - $220
Lux
$260 - $360
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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