There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi, car 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  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to St Leonards Warrior Square

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to Brighton 747
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Sea Life Centre to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
  3. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) to St Leonards, Athlone Court

$28 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea 49 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea 49 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Saint Leonards-on-Sea 49 miles

$160 - $230

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Saint Leonards-on-Sea, England?

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea via Brighton, Brighton, Sea Life Centre, and Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Sea Life Centre to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens) to St Leonards, Athlone Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Saint Leonards-on-Sea
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Saint Leonards-on-Sea is 60 km. The road distance is 78 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea is to taxi which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £95 - £120.

Is there a direct train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at St Leonards Warrior Square. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at St Leonards, Athlone Court via Brighton, Sea Life Centre and Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road (Hyde Gardens). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Saint Leonards-on-Sea?

The train from Gatwick Airport to St Leonards Warrior Square takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.