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

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Dartford

$23 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 353 bus, bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 353 bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade 353
  2. Take the bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) 477|Shoppers Heaven

$18 - $22

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford 37.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford 37.3 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Dartford 37.3 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Dartford via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Dartford is 26 miles. The road distance is 37.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford 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 Dartford is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 353 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford via London Bridge in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way, and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Dartford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dartford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Dartford
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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