There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR by train, bus, subway, 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, line 40 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 40 bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate 40

$17 - $28

7 alternative options

Train, Tube, line 100 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Tower Hill Tower Gateway Station to Shadwell DLR 100

$31 - $44

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell

$18 - $28

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR 32.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Shadwell DLR

$160 - $230

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Shadwell DLR 32.5 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR 32.5 miles

$110 - $160

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Shadwell DLR, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tower Hill Tower Gateway Station to Shadwell DLR
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$110 - $160
uberACCESS
$120 - $170
uberASSIST
$120 - $170
uberX
$120 - $170
UberEXEC
$170 - $230
uberXL
$170 - $240
UberLUX
$270 - $370
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Shadwell DLR
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Shadwell DLR
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Shadwell DLR is 40 km. The road distance is 52 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR?

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR?

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR is to shuttle which takes 54 min and costs £110 - £160.

Is there a direct train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Shadwell DLR?

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Shadwell via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR?

It takes approximately 58 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Shadwell DLR, including transfers.