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

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Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Euston Underground Station Victoria

$18 - $39

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Bus, line 38 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Holborn, Bloomsbury Square 38 / ...

$15 - $17

7 alternative options

Train, line 49 bus, Tube  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 49 bus from Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road to South Kensington Stn Old Brompton Rd 49 / ...
  3. Take the Tube from South Kensington Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station

$19 - $28

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London 31.7 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London 31.7 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to The Principal London

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to The Principal London 31.7 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London 31.7 miles

$75 - $95

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Holborn, Bloomsbury Square via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London St Pancras International LL. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and The Principal London is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London without a car is to train and Tube which takes 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London 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 The Principal London is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Holborn, Bloomsbury Square station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London St Pancras International LL station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London.
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  • Distance: 25.5 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and The Principal London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria Bus Station, and Holborn, Bloomsbury Square in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Euston Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Stn Falcon Road to South Kensington Stn Old Brompton Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Bus Station to Holborn, Bloomsbury Square
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 The Principal London
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$75 - $95
Access
$75 - $110
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$260 - $350
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $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
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to The Principal London
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to The Principal London
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London is 32 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Principal London.

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