There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  47 min

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

$16 - $24

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Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Earls Court, Holland Road N9

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) 32.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

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

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington (Olympia) 32.3 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) 32.3 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Earls Court, Holland Road via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kensington (Olympia) is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) 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 Kensington (Olympia) is to train which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 17 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Earls Court, Holland Road station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction and Kensington (Olympia) in around 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 17 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
Bus operators
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 Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Earls Court, Holland Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$75 - $100
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$160 - $220
Lux
$260 - $360
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia)
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 (Olympia)
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Kensington (Olympia)
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kensington (Olympia).

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