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There are 9 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, subway  •  34 min

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

$18 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 12 min

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

$15 - $16

7 alternative options

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL

$14 - $20

Train, bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from Clapham Junction Station to Holborn, Museum Street N19

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square 32.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Russell Square

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Russell Square 32.2 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square 32.2 miles

$90 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square is to train and subway which costs £13 - £30 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Fitzrovia, Percy Street via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London St Pancras International LL. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Russell Square is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square without a car is to train and subway which takes 34 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square 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 Russell Square is to train which takes 56 min and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
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
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Holborn, Museum Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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uber.com
Pool
$90 - $120
Access
$95 - $140
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
UberXL
$140 - $190
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $350
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $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
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Russell Square
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Russell Square
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London St Pancras International LL station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square is 32 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square.

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