There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via Eltham  •  1h 22m

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

£12 - £36

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Eltham National Express / ...

£9 - £12

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Line 119 bus, line 126 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station 119 / ...
  2. Take the line 126 bus from Bromley, Hammelton Road to Eltham, Royal Blackheath Golf Club 126

£11 - £18

Train  •  2h 8m

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

£19 - £45

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace 40.1 miles

£95 - £120

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace 40.1 miles

£6 - £10

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Eltham Palace 40.1 miles

£100 - £150

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

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at London Eltham via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Eltham via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Eltham Palace is 22 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace without a car is to train via Eltham which takes 1h 22m and costs £12 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace 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 Eltham Palace is to train via Eltham which takes 1h 22m and costs £12 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 119 bus and line 126 bus, which costs £10 - £19 and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace via London Bridge and Eltham in around 1h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, Bromley North Station, Bromley, Hammelton Road, and Eltham, Royal Blackheath Golf Club in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from London Bridge to Eltham
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£4 - £6
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Eltham
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£3 - £6
1st Class
£9 - £14
Train from London Bridge to Mottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£10 - £15
1st Class
£16 - £23
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Bromley, Hammelton Road to Eltham, Royal Blackheath Golf Club
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Eltham
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Eltham Palace
Estimated price
£100 - £150

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Eltham station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace is 40 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Eltham Palace.

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