There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station 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, Tube  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station Victoria

$20 - $43

Cheapest option

Train, line 48 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 48 bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Hackney Central Station 48

$17 - $26

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 27 min

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

$19 - $30

Train, line 38 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Hackney Central Mare Street 38 / ...

$19 - $39

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station 34.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station 34.5 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Hackney Central Station 34.5 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  1 h

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station 34.5 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h.

More details

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station is to train and Tube which costs £15 - £35 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hackney Central Station is 28 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 49 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hackney Central via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Hackney Central Station, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
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 Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $6
Cash
$8 - $11
Oyster Card
$6 - $9
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Bus Station to Hackney Central Mare Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$75 - $95
uberACCESS
$85 - $130
uberASSIST
$85 - $130
uberX
$85 - $130
uberXL
$130 - $170
UberEXEC
$170 - $240
UberLUX
$290 - $400
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Hackney Central Station
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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