There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, taxi, car 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  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3 Heathrow Express

$54 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 45.9 miles

$220 - $260

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 45.9 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 45.9 miles

$150 - $210

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 45.9 miles

$140 - $190

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via London Victoria, Victoria Underground Station, Oxford Circus Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, and London Paddington in around 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Megabus UK also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$140 - $190
uberACCESS
$150 - $210
uberASSIST
$150 - $210
uberX
$150 - $210
uberXL
$220 - $300
UberEXEC
$220 - $310
UberLUX
$370 - $500
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 40 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which takes 47 min and costs £160 - £200.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Heathrow Airport London. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.