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

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Benfleet

$26 - $42

3 alternative options

Train, Tube, line 22 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Upminster Underground Station
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) 22

$31 - $57

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Benfleet 56 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to South Benfleet 56 miles

$160 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Canvey Island is 41 miles. The road distance is 56 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Canvey Island. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 41 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Benfleet via London Bridge, London Bridge Underground Station, West Ham Underground Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 26 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 - $19
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
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to South Benfleet
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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