There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$11 - $14

6 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the Tube from Blackfriars Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station Circle

$17 - $23

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington 32.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington 32.5 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington 32.5 miles

$70 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington is to train which takes 42 min and costs £11 - £19.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kensington is 38 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington via Clapham Junction in around 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$70 - $90
uberACCESS
$80 - $120
uberASSIST
$80 - $120
uberX
$80 - $120
uberXL
$120 - $160
UberEXEC
$160 - $220
UberLUX
$270 - $370
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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