There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$19 - $32

6 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$22 - $45

Train, line 474 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to Beckton, Tollgate RdWoolwich Manor Way 300 / ...

$20 - $31

Train, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Aldgate to Beckton N551

$20 - $29

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton 50.7 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Beckton 50.7 miles

$150 - $220

Uber  •  56 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton 50.7 miles

$120 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton is to train which costs £14 - £25 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Beckton is 27 miles. The road distance is 50.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs £14 - £25.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton is 51 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton.

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There are 8046+ hotels available in Beckton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton via London Bridge, London Bridge Underground Station, Canning Town Underground Station, and Canning Town DLR Station in around 56 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Beckton, Tollgate RdWoolwich Manor Way
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Beckton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Beckton
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$120 - $150
Access
$120 - $170
Assist
$120 - $170
UberX
$120 - $170
UberXL
$180 - $250
Exec
$240 - $340
Lux
$410 - $550
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Beckton
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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