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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
  4. Take the bus from Colchester Railway Station to University of Essex, Valley Road (Univ of Essex) 61 / ...

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe

$42 - $68

Train via Clapham Junction  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Colchester

$42 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex 91.1 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to University of Essex 91.1 miles

$220 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and University of Essex is 69 miles. The road distance is 91.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex.
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  • Distance: 69.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex via London Bridge, London Bridge Borough High St, Liverpool Street Station, London Liverpool Street, Wivenhoe, Wivenhoe, Railway Station (Wivenhoe Rail), and University of Essex, South Courts (Univ of Essex) 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
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Colchester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to University of Essex, Valley Road (Univ of Essex)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hedingham Omnibuses
Phone
+44 1206 769778
Email
services@hedingham.co.uk
Website
hedingham.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Railway Station to University of Essex, Valley Road (Univ of Essex)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
hedingham.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to University of Essex
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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