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There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Richmond (London)

$19 - $29

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Bus, line 490 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 490 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Richmond, George Street 490

$16 - $18

5 alternative options

Train Gatwick Express, subway  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Richmond station District

$19 - $40

Train Thameslink, subway  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the subway from Blackfriars station to Richmond station District

$18 - $24

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond 33.7 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond 33.7 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Richmond 33.7 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond is to train which costs £14 - £23 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Richmond, George Street via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Richmond (London) via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Richmond is 22 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £14 - £23.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond is to train which takes 41 min and costs £14 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 490 bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond via Clapham Junction in around 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Richmond station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars station to Richmond station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Richmond, George Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Richmond
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Richmond, George Street station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Richmond (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond is 34 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Richmond.

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