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

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Train, line 65 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
  2. Take the line 65 bus from Guildford Railway Station to Alton, High Street 65

$22 - $34

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Alton

$31 - $46

Line 32 bus, line 65 bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 32 bus from Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) to Friary Bus Station 32
  2. Take the line 65 bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, Normandy Street 65

$23 - $26

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton 56.2 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Alton 56.2 miles

$160 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Alton, Normandy Street via Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) and Friary Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Alton via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Alton is 35 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton without a car is to train and line 65 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton bus services, operated by Compass Travel, depart from Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 32 bus and line 65 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 16 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton bus services, operated by Stagecoach South, arrive at Alton, Normandy Street station.

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton.
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  • Distance: 35.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton via Clapham Junction in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton via Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) and Friary Bus Station in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildford Railway Station to Alton, High Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, Normandy Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Reigate, Bell Street (Bancroft Road) to Friary Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Alton
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Alton.

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