There are 6 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) 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  •  1 h 2 min

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

$19 - $33

5 alternative options

Train, line 344 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 344 bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street to Clapham Junction Station 344
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $31

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 47.2 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport 47.2 miles

$160 - $230

Uber  •  57 min

  1. Take an Uber from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 47.2 miles

$80 - $110

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

There is no direct connection from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, you can take the train to Canning Town DLR Station, take the walk to Canning Town Underground Station, take the Tube to London Bridge Underground Station, take the walk to London Bridge, then take the train to Gatwick Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bank DLR Station, City of London, Fenchurch Street, Clapham Junction Station, and Clapham Junction in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$80 - $110
uberASSIST
$95 - $130
uberX
$95 - $130
ACCESS
$95 - $130
uberXL
$140 - $200
UberEXEC
$180 - $250
UberLUX
$280 - $380
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
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
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 41 km. The road distance is 76 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs £170 - £210.

How long does it take to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.