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

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

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

$20 - $30

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Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, line 51 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Orpington Bus Station to Plumstead Common, Bassant Street 51

$15

4 alternative options

Line 353 bus, line 51 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 353 bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Orpington 353
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Orpington Bus Station to Plumstead Common, Bassant Street 51

$16 - $20

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead 42 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead 42 miles

$9 - $13

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Plumstead 42 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Plumstead Common, Bassant Street via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange and Orpington Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Plumstead via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Plumstead is 25 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead 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 Plumstead is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 353 bus and line 51 bus, which costs and takes 2 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Plumstead Common, Bassant Street station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Plumstead station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead.
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  • Distance: 25.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead via London Bridge in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way, Orpington, and Orpington Bus Station in around 2 h.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Coney Hall, Addington Road Glebe Way to Orpington
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington Bus Station to Plumstead Common, Bassant Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Plumstead
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead is 42 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Plumstead.

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