There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$16 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Stockwell National Express / ...

$14 - $16

7 alternative options

Train, line 148 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 148 bus from Bressenden Place Victoria Station to Elephant & Castle Station 148

$19 - $39

Train, line 35 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Clapham Junction Station The Falcon to Elephant & Castle, Hampton Street 35

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station 29.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Elephant & Castle Station

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Elephant & Castle Station 29.6 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station 29.6 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station is to train which costs £11 - £21 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Elephant & Castle Station is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 34 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station station. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Elephant & Castle Station via Stockwell, Lansdowne Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $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 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bressenden Place Victoria Station to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station The Falcon to Elephant & Castle, Hampton Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$65 - $85
uberACCESS
$75 - $110
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$150 - $210
UberLUX
$250 - $340
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Elephant & Castle Station
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Elephant & Castle Station
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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