There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, 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 Thameslink  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station 25
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $30

4 alternative options

Tube, train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$20 - $46

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$21 - $36

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 50.1 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport 50.1 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

More details

The distance between Ilford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 miles. The road distance is 50.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Stratford (London) and Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

More details

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

You can take a train from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Stratford (London) and Clapham Junction in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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
$16 - $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 Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$7 - $10
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.