There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon

$9 - $15

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon 21.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon 21.5 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Croydon 21.5 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon is to train which costs £7 - £11 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Croydon is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon train services, operated by Southern, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon is 22 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon.

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  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 14 min. Thameslink also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Croydon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Croydon
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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