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

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Train, subway  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Colindale station Northern

£12 - £26

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Train, line 32 bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Brondesbury
  3. Take the line 32 bus from Brondesbury, Kilburn Station to Colindale Avenue 32 / ...

Taxi  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale 45 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale 45 miles

£7 - £12

Towncar  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Colindale 45 miles

£110 - £160

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Colindale station via London Bridge station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Colindale is 31 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 16m and costs £12 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Colindale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale is 45 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge station, then take the subway to Colindale station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale via Clapham Junction, Brondesbury, and Brondesbury, Kilburn Station in around 1h 39m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £12
Anytime 1st Class
£15 - £21
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Colindale station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Brondesbury
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Brondesbury, Kilburn Station to Colindale Avenue
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colindale
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Colindale
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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