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

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Train Gatwick Express  •  38m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

$18 - $39

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Train Thameslink  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink

$14 - $19

7 alternative options

Train, line 77 bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Clapham Junction Station The Falcon to Waterloo Station 77

$17 - $24

Bus  •  2h 17m

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

$15 - $16

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre 30.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Southbank Centre

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  50m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Southbank Centre 30.5 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  50m

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre 30.5 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre is to train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at City Thameslink. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southbank Centre is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre without a car is to train which takes 38m and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 38m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre 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 Southbank Centre is to train which takes 38m and costs £13 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2h 17m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 38m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Southbank Centre, England?

Gatwick Express operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 26m. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
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
25m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station The Falcon to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
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uber.com
Access
$60 - $80
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
Pool
$70 - $100
UberXL
$90 - $130
Exec
$120 - $170
Lux
$190 - $260
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Southbank Centre
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Southbank Centre
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at City Thameslink station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre is 30 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southbank Centre.

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