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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, subway via West Ham  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to West Ham station
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Dagenham Dock

£15 - £32

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus, line 180 bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Croydon, Fairfield Halls to Lewisham Centre 75
  2. Take the line 180 bus from Lewisham Centre to Thamesmead East, Crabtree Manorway North 180

£9 - £16

4 alternative options

Train, subway  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the subway from Blackfriars station to Barking station District / ...

£17 - £22

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham 48 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham 48 miles

£7 - £11

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ford Dagenham 48 miles

£110 - £160

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Dagenham Dock via London Bridge station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ford Dagenham is 28 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham without a car is to train and subway via West Ham which takes 1h 29m and costs £15 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Dagenham Dock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham is 48 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham.
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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

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

You can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham via East Croydon, Croydon, Fairfield Halls, Lewisham Centre, and Thamesmead East, Crabtree Manorway North in around 3h 11m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £16
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to West Ham station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Blackfriars station to Barking station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Croydon, Fairfield Halls to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Thamesmead East, Crabtree Manorway North
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ford Dagenham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ford Dagenham
Estimated price
£110 - £160

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