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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

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Bus  •  2h 12m

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

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Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria 30.8 miles

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria 30.8 miles

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to London Victoria 30.8 miles

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria by train

The train journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London Victoria is around 33 min and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest train normally takes 28 min. Operated by Southern Service, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in London Victoria. Typically 994 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
33 min
Fastest train time:
28 min
Train distance:
27 miles
Trains per week:
994
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:13
Last train departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria train schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → London Victoria
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 51 min.

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The fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £23.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London North and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London Victoria is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £23.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London North station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 2h 12m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria.
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  • Distance: 23.6 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

Southern Service operates a train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £23 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Gatwick Airport London North to London Victoria Coach Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London North to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Majestic Cars UK Limited
Phone
+44 207 1276 550
Website
majestictaxis.com
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at London Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria is 31 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Victoria.

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