There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$13 - $23

7 alternative options

Train Southern  •  1 h 11 min

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

$16 - $27

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Rotherhithe Station C10

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock 32.3 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Tobacco Dock

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Tobacco Dock 32.3 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock 32.3 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock is to shuttle which costs £110 - £160 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Tobacco Dock is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock station. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Rotherhithe Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock.
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  • Distance: 24.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Tobacco Dock, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock via London Victoria, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Rotherhithe Station in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$70 - $95
Access
$85 - $120
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
UberXL
$120 - $170
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $350
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tobacco Dock
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 Tobacco Dock
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Tobacco Dock
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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