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Recommended option

Train  •  56 min

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

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, line 314 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the line 314 bus from Bromley South Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road 162 / ...

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham 40.2 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham 40.2 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Eltham 40.2 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Eltham is 36 km. The road distance is 64 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £140 - £180.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Eltham via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

It takes approximately 56 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham via London Bridge in around 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, and Bromley South Station in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to Eltham High Street Well Hall Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Eltham
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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