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There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$13 - $16

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Train, subway  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Victoria station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$48 - $80

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 39.9 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 39.9 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport 39.9 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T5 and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 26 miles. The road distance is 39.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs £10 - £12.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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