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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$22 - $39

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)

$16 - $18

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford
  3. Take the bus from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) to Bluewater, The Village

$28 - $43

Bus, line 022 bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 022 bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 022 / ...

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater 38.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater 38.3 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Bluewater 38.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Bluewater is 27 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater station. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Stone Crossing via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater via London Bridge and Stone Crossing in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater via London Victoria, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 3 h 51 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
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) to Bluewater, The Village
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Bluewater
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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