There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot by 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

Train via Clapham Junction  •  1 h 26 min

$26 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. 703 / ...

$18 - $30

4 alternative options

Train Great Western Railway  •  1 h 53 min

$24 - $42

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. 42.2 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  47 min

  1. 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. 42.2 miles

$140 - $200

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 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot via Heathrow Airport London and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 34 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
$11 - $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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$200 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ascot is 46 km. The road distance is 68 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 47 min.

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

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 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London 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 34 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot, including transfers.