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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 34 min

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

$24 - $38

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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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west 703 / ...

$27 - $29

Taxi  •  47 min

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

$190 - $240

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 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot is to drive which costs £6 - £10 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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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 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 34 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £18 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot 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 Ascot is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £18 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £23 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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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 34 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 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Ascot
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.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
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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 - $200

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot.

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