There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

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

$32 - $49

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Bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$12 - $16

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  36 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 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 Royal Tunbridge Wells is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 23 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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  • Distance: 18.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells via London Bridge in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, Metrobus operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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