There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station by train, bus, 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 via London Bridge  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$15 - $26

Cheapest option

Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars

$13 - $18

6 alternative options

Train, line 344 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Lambeth, St George's Circus 344

$17 - $23

Taxi  •  49 min

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

$140 - $170

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

$65 - $90

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 £12 - £21 and takes 31 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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It takes approximately 31 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 35 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: 31 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 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Lambeth, St George's Circus
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$65 - $90
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$230 - $320
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southwark Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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
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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