There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, line 24 bus  •  44 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

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Bus  •  2 h 2 min

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

$15 - $17

7 alternative options

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to London Charing Cross

$19 - $31

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 / ...

$18 - $24

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

$75 - $95

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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 costs £14 - £30 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Soho, Cambridge Circus via Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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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 46 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Leicester Square Underground Station is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station without a car is to train and line 24 bus which takes 44 min and costs £14 - £30.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station is to train which takes 46 min and costs £14 - £24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station via London Bridge and London Charing Cross in around 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Leicester Square Underground Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

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 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria to Soho, Cambridge Circus
Ave. Duration
15 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
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 Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$75 - $95
Access
$75 - $110
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $350
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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