There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station by train, 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, line 24 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 24 bus from Victoria to Soho, Cambridge Circus 24 / ...

$19 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, line 87 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 87 / ...

$17 - $24

6 alternative options

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$19 - $31

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station 31.4 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station 31.4 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Leicester Square Underground Station

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Leicester Square Underground Station 31.4 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station 31.4 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station is to train and line 24 bus which takes 42 min and costs £14 - £30.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leicester Square Underground Station is 40 km. The road distance is 50 km.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Charing Cross via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Leicester Square Underground Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Once daily
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria to Soho, Cambridge Circus
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$65 - $90
uberACCESS
$80 - $110
uberASSIST
$80 - $110
uberX
$80 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $160
UberEXEC
$160 - $220
UberLUX
$260 - $360
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Leicester Square Underground Station
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Leicester Square Underground Station
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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