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

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction

$15 - $23

Cheapest option

Night train  •  42 min

  1. Take the night train from Gatwick Airport to Balham

$13 - $20

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Sutton National Express
  2. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Balham

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) 26.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) 26.2 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Balham (Station) 26.2 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  40 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) 26.2 miles

$70 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) is to train which costs £11 - £18 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Balham. This train operates Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Balham (Station) is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £11 - £18.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station), including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station).

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station).
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  • Distance: 19.9 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Sutton (London) to Balham
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Night train from Gatwick Airport to Balham
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 London Sutton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$70 - $95
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $150
Exec
$120 - $180
Lux
$200 - $280
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Balham (Station)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Balham (Station)
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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