There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Hampton Wick

$20 - $31

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Bus National Express  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Sutton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street X26

$12 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street X26

$13 - $17

Line 460 bus, line 406 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom, High Street (Shops) 460
  2. Take the line 406 bus from Epsom, Clock Tower to Kingston Upon Thames, Brook Street (KT1) 406 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames 29.6 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames 29.6 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Kingston upon Thames 29.6 miles

$120 - $170

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street via Sutton Head Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hampton Wick via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Kingston upon Thames is 19 miles. The road distance is 29.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames 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 Kingston upon Thames is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 30 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Hampton Wick station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Kingston upon Thames, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dingwall Road East Croydon Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sutton Head Post Office to Kingston Upon Thames, Wood Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Sutton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Epsom, High Street (Shops)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Quality Line
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Bus from Epsom, Clock Tower to Kingston Upon Thames, Brook Street (KT1)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
ratpdevlondon.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Kingston upon Thames
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames is 30 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Kingston upon Thames.

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