There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Caterham

$14 - $21

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Line 400 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham Railway Station 400

$7

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham 16.3 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham 16.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Caterham 16.3 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Caterham Railway Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Caterham via East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Caterham is 9 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs £10 - £17.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham is to train which takes 49 min and costs £10 - £17. Alternatively, you can line 400 bus, which costs £5 and takes 51 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham via East Croydon in around 49 min. Alternatively, Metrobus operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Caterham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Caterham
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Caterham Railway Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Caterham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham is 16 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Caterham.

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