There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Esher

$21 - $32

Cheapest option

Train, line 465 bus, bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Dorking Deepdene
  2. Take the line 465 bus from Dorking Railway Station to Surbiton 465
  3. Take the bus from Surbiton Station Victoria Road to Esher, Church Street (High Street) K3 / ...

$14 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Sutton 025
  2. Take the bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  3. Take the bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Esher, Council Offices 458 / ...

$15 - $20

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher 27.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Esher 27.1 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher via London Sutton, Sutton Head Post Office, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Esher
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Dorking Deepdene
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Dorking Railway Station to Surbiton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Surbiton Station Victoria Road to Esher, Church Street (High Street)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Esher, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Abellio London
Phone
0207 788 8550
Email
customer.care@abellio.co.uk.
Website
abellio.co.uk
Bus from Surbiton Station Victoria Road to Esher, Church Street (High Street)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
abellio.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Esher, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Reptons Coaches
Phone
00 44 (0)1372 452330
Email
info@reptonscoaches.com
Website
reptonscoaches.com
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Esher, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Reptons Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Esher
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Esher is 28 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher is to taxi which takes 32 min and costs £100 - £120.

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

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Esher. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Esher, Council Offices via Sutton Head Post Office and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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