There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London by train, subway, 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 London Bridge

$18 - $26

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station N551

$17 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station Dlr

$21 - $44

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London 47.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London 47.6 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to ExCeL London 47.6 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Prince Regent Station via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and ExCeL London is 26 miles. The road distance is 47.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Prince Regent Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London is 48 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 25.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Prince Regent Station in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to ExCeL London
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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