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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Purley
  2. Take the train from Purley to Tattenham Corner

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 460 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom Race Course 460

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse 20.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Epsom Downs Racecourse 20.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £40 - £50.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Epsom Downs Racecourse is 18 km. The road distance is 33 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Epsom Race Course. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Tattenham Corner via Purley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Epsom Downs Racecourse, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse via Purley and Tattenham Corner in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Purley
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Purley
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Purley to Tattenham Corner
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom Race Course
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Epsom Downs Racecourse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Epsom Downs Racecourse
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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