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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Welling

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, line 269 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station 119
  2. Take the line 269 bus from Bromley North Station to Sidcup Station Station Road 269

$13 - $17

5 alternative options

Train, line 132 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 132 bus from North Greenwich Station to Blackfen Road Westwood Lane 132

$20 - $25

Train via Sidcup Station Station Road  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Sidcup

$29 - $39

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen 39.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen 39.5 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Blackfen 39.5 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Welling via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Blackfen is 23 miles. The road distance is 39.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £16 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can line 119 bus and line 269 bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Welling station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen is 39 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen.
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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen via London Bridge in around 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, Bromley North Station, and Sidcup Station Station Road in around 1 h 49 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Welling
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from London Bridge to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Blackfen Road Westwood Lane
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley North Station to Sidcup Station Station Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Blackfen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Blackfen
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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