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

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Train via London Bridge  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$16 - $26

Cheapest option

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars

$14 - $19

7 alternative options

Train, line 507 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 507 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd 507 / ...

$19 - $38

Bus  •  2 h 8 min

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

$15 - $16

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station 30.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Southwark Station

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Southwark Station 30.5 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station 30.5 miles

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station is to train which costs £11 - £20 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southwark Station 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 Southwark Station without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs £11 - £20.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station 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 Southwark Station is to train which takes 43 min and costs £11 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £13 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Southwark Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 40 min. Southern also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
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 Southwark Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$90 - $130
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$240 - $330
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Southwark Station
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Southwark Station
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station is 30 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station.

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