There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$23 - $34

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Bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8

$15 - $19

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Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames 40.1 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames 40.1 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  42 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Staines-upon-Thames 40.1 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Elmsleigh Bus Station via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Staines via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Staines-upon-Thames is 24 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £17 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames 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 Staines-upon-Thames is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £17 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus and line 8 bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Staines-upon-Thames, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames via Clapham Junction in around 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Staines-upon-Thames
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames bus services, operated by First, arrive at Elmsleigh Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Staines station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames is 40 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Staines-upon-Thames.

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