There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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 Gatwick Express  •  31 min

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  47 min

$14 - $50

6 alternative options

Train, line 87 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. 87 / ...

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. 31.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  51 min

  1. 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  51 min

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. 31.5 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  51 min

  1. 31.5 miles

$100 - $140

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$100 - $140
uberACCESS
$100 - $150
uberASSIST
$100 - $150
uberX
$100 - $150
uberXL
$150 - $210
UberEXEC
$150 - $220
UberLUX
$260 - $350
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Covent Garden
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Covent Garden
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Covent Garden is 40 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 51 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden is to train which takes 31 min and costs £19 - £30.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

It takes approximately 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden, including transfers.