There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 119 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
  2. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station 119 / ...

$18 - $28

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Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, line 353 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the line 353 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade 353

$16

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Swanley

$28 - $52

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley 32.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley 32.9 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Swanley 32.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Swanley via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Swanley is 22 miles. The road distance is 32.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley without a car is to train and line 119 bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and line 466 bus and line 353 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Derry Downs, Carlton Parade station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Swanley station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley.
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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Swanley, Kent, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley via London Victoria in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange, and Derry Downs, Carlton Parade in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Derry Downs, Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Swanley
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley is 33 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Swanley.

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