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

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport

$14 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 38 bus, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Islington Green to Victoria Bus Station 38 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

6 alternative options

Line 38 bus, train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Islington Green to Victoria Bus Station 38 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $38

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.2 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Islington to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Islington to London Gatwick Airport 31.2 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.2 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £11 - £15 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Islington Green and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Farringdon and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Islington and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs £11 - £15.

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The train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Islington Green station.

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Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Farringdon station.

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The best way to get from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 52 min and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can line 38 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Victoria Bus Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 2 h 44 min.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$95 - $130
Assist
$95 - $130
UberX
$95 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$240 - $340
Taxi from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Islington to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from Islington to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Islington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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