There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton 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 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

$22 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 216 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Sutton 025
  2. Take the bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  3. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

$17 - $18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton 37.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Charlton 37.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton is to taxi which costs £130 - £170 and takes 42 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Charlton is 22 miles. The road distance is 37.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via Sutton Head Post Office and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Upper Halliford via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton via London Sutton, Sutton Head Post Office, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London United
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl-buses.co.uk
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Charlton
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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 Charlton
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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