There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon

$9 - $15

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Night train  •  28 min

  1. Take the night train from Gatwick Airport to South Croydon

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus, line 405 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 100|Fastway / ...
  2. Take the line 405 bus from Redhill Bus Station to South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road 405

$10

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon 20.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon 20.1 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to South Croydon 20.1 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road via Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at East Croydon. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and South Croydon is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon is to train which takes 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 405 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 22 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon train services, operated by Southern, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon.
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and South Croydon, England?

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 14 min. Thameslink also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon via Redhill Bus Station in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Night train from Gatwick Airport to South Croydon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to South Croydon
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to South Croydon.

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