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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Mountfitchet

$42 - $63

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Mountfitchet Stansted Express

$41 - $46

3 alternative options

Train, line 344 bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 344
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Mountfitchet

$41 - $48

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted 74.6 miles

$16 - $24

Towncar  •  1h 16m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Stansted 74.6 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 16m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stansted is 54 miles. The road distance is 74.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 33m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Stansted. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted.
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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Stansted, Essex, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Stansted via City Thameslink, City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 2h 6m.

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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Mountfitchet
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$23
First
$37
Business
$34
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Mountfitchet
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$37
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 to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Stansted
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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