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There are 5 ways to get from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Leatherhead to Dorking
  2. Take the train from Dorking Deepdene to Gatwick Airport

£8 - £14

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Line 465 bus, train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the line 465 bus from Leatherhead, Bridge Street to Dorking station 465
  2. Take the train from Dorking Deepdene to Gatwick Airport

£8 - £10

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 22.8 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 22.8 miles

£3 - £5

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport 22.8 miles

£80 - £120

Leatherhead → London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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The cheapest way to get from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Leatherhead and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Dorking Deepdene. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Leatherhead and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 12 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from Leatherhead station.

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Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 209+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a train from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Dorking and Dorking Deepdene in around 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorking Deepdene to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £16
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Leatherhead, Bridge Street to Dorking station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Surecab Leatherhead & Bookham
Phone
+44 7906 599 145
Leatherhead Taxis
Phone
+44 1372 370 307
Website
leatherheadtaxis.net
Bookham Taxis
Phone
+44 1372 800 088
Website
bookhamtaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leatherhead to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£80 - £120

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