There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  1 h 25 min

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

$24 - $37

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) 703 / ...

$18 - $23

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
  2. Take the train from Guildford to Ascot

$24 - $41

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot 42.2 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot 42.2 miles

$140 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ascot is 28 miles. The road distance is 42.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Ascot via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs £18 - £29.

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Ascot
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Ascot
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Guildford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot
Estimated price
$140 - $190

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