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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Chessington North

$21 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 460 bus, line 467 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom, High Street (Shops) 460
  2. Take the line 467 bus from Epsom, Clock Tower to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) 467

$13

5 alternative options

Line 22 bus, line 465 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Dorking, The White Horse 22
  2. Take the line 465 bus from Dorking, The White Horse (Mill Lane) to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) 465

$14

Bus, line 213 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Sutton National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Fairfield Bus Station 213

$15 - $16

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington 26.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington 26.1 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Chessington 26.1 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) via Dorking, The White Horse (Mill Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Chessington North via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Chessington is 16 miles. The road distance is 26.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £15 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington 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 Chessington is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £15 - £24. Alternatively, you can line 22 bus and line 465 bus, which costs £11 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington bus services, operated by Quality Line, arrive at Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9) station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Chessington North station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington.
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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington via Dorking, The White Horse and Dorking, The White Horse (Mill Lane) in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Dorking, The White Horse
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom, High Street (Shops)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Quality Line
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Dorking, The White Horse (Mill Lane) to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Epsom, Clock Tower to Hook, Mansfield Road (KT9)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Sutton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Chessington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Chessington
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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