There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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 - $42

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  2 h 48 min

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

$15 - $17

6 alternative options

Train, line 48 bus  •  1 h 26 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 - $21

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

$18 - $30

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

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Hackney Central Mare Street via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station without a car is to train and Tube which takes 49 min and costs .

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

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Hackney Central Mare Street station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Hackney Central station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria Bus Station in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $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
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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
42 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
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
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
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$80 - $110
Access
$85 - $120
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
UberXL
$120 - $170
Exec
$170 - $230
Lux
$280 - $380
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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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station is 34 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hackney Central Station.

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