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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train Gatwick Express  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

$18 - $39

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars

$14 - $19

7 alternative options

Train, line 87 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 87 / ...

$17 - $24

Bus, line 11 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Victoria, Eccleston Bridge to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 11

$15 - $16

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden 31.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Covent Garden

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Covent Garden 31.5 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden 31.5 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden is to train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Covent Garden is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden is to train which takes 32 min and costs £13 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus and line 11 bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 26 min. Southern also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria, Eccleston Bridge in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria, Eccleston Bridge to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$85 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$95 - $130
Assist
$95 - $130
UberX
$95 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$240 - $340
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Covent Garden
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden is 31 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Covent Garden.

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