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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Banstead National Express / ...

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from Selhurst to Banstead

$15 - $23

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead 18 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead 18 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Banstead 18 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Banstead. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Banstead via East Croydon and Selhurst. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Banstead is 12 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead without a car is to bus which takes 40 min and costs £3 - £7.

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The bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Banstead takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead 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 Banstead is to bus which takes 40 min and costs £3 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $9 and the journey takes 40 min. Metrobus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead via East Croydon and Selhurst in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Selhurst to Banstead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Banstead
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Banstead, Tattenham Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Banstead
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Banstead station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Banstead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead.

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