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

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$13 - $18

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Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard 31 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard 31 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

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

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to The Shard 31 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard 31 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and The Shard is 24 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard is 31 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard.

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There are 8254+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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uber.com
Pool
$70 - $95
Access
$75 - $110
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $150
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $340
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to The Shard
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to The Shard
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to The Shard
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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