There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Clapham Junction  •  1 h 54 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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Bus  •  2 h 21 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 (Heatherwood Roundabout) 703 / ...

$21 - $23

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Train Great Western Railway  •  2 h 22 min

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

$24 - $41

Bus, line 703 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 703 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to North Ascot, Beechwood Close (The Rough) 703

$21 - $23

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse 43.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse 43.4 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot Racecourse 43.4 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London 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 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Ascot via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ascot Racecourse is 29 miles. The road distance is 43.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £18 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse 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 Racecourse is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £18 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £18 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse.
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse via Clapham Junction and Ascot in around 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse via Heathrow Airport London T5, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) in around 2 h 21 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 - $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
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.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
$8
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to North Ascot, Beechwood Close (The Rough)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
reading-buses.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
$8
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ascot Racecourse
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Ascot, Heatherwood Hospital - west (Heatherwood Roundabout) station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse 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 Racecourse is 43 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ascot Racecourse.

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