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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 London  •  1h 27m

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

£20 - £42

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London North to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Egham Shops 8 / ...

£10 - £17

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Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Wokingham

£21 - £30

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot 42.6 miles

£85 - £110

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot 42.6 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot 42.6 miles

£110 - £150

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot by train

The train journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ascot is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 14m. Operated by Southern and South Western Railway, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Ascot. Typically 253 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot train schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Ascot
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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 £85 - £110 and takes 47 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 1h 27m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ascot is 28 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot without a car is to train via London which takes 1h 27m and costs £19 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot, including transfers.

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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 via London which takes 1h 27m and costs £19 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 8 bus, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 2h 32m.

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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 43 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot.

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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: 1h 27m

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 1h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot via Heathrow Airport London T5, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, Egham Shops, and Egham in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Wokingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£18 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
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 North to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot
Estimated price
£110 - £150

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