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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Euston Underground Station Victoria

$18 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus, line 38 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Holborn, Museum Street 38 / ...

$15 - $17

7 alternative options

Train  •  44 min

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

$14 - $20

Train, line 87 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane 87 / ...

$20 - $27

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 - $220

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

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

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 Tube which costs £13 - £30 and takes 32 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 Holborn, Museum Street via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 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 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 44 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 Tube which takes 32 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 32 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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 32 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 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Russell Square via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria Bus Station in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 - $22
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 Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Bus Station to Holborn, Museum Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
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
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$75 - $95
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$150 - $220
Lux
$260 - $360
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 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Russell Square
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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