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

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Basildon

$25 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, Tube via Upminster  •  1 h 48 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 cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge Underground Station, take the Tube to West Ham Underground Station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Basildon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Basildon via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Upminster Underground Station, and Upminster in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Upminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
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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