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There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

$18 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$14 - $27

6 alternative options

Train, line 87 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Westminster, Parliament Square 87 / ...

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben 30.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben 30.6 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Big Ben

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Big Ben 30.6 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben 30.6 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben is to train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Westminster Station Bridge Street via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Big Ben is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben is to train which takes 31 min and costs £13 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £21 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben is 31 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Gatwick Express operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 26 min. Southern also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$90 - $130
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$150 - $200
Lux
$240 - $330
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Big Ben
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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