There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon by train, subway, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Basildon

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Upminster Underground Station District

$27 - $52

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon 52.6 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Basildon 52.6 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Basildon is 39 miles. The road distance is 52.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon is 53 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon.

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There are 340+ hotels available in Basildon. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 39.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon via London Bridge, London Bridge Underground Station, West Ham Underground Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Basildon
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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