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 London Gatwick Airport South to Banstead National Express / ...

$5 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$14 - $29

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

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Gatwick Airport 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 16 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. Arriva UK also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Banstead via East Croydon and Selhurst in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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 - $7
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
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Banstead, Tattenham Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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
$95 - $140

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