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.

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Train Thameslink, Tube  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$18 - $31

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Train Gatwick Express, Tube  •  1 h 6 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 - $45

Train, bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Aldgate to Prince Regent Station N551

$20 - $29

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 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London is to train and Tube which costs £13 - £24 and takes 49 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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It takes approximately 49 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge Underground Station, take the Tube to Canning Town Underground Station, take the walk to Canning Town DLR Station, take the train to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station, then take the walk to ExCeL London. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to ExCeL London via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Tower Hill Underground Station, Tower Gateway DLR Station, and Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
31 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 - $220

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