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

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

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

$40 - $61

4 alternative options

Train via Stratford station  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Wivenhoe

$40 - $63

Line 344 bus, train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 344
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester

$40 - $59

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

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex is to drive which costs £15 - £22 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 - £22 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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to University of Essex.

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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 36 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 Bus Station, Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street, London Liverpool Street, Colchester, Colchester, Railway Station Layby, and University of Essex, Valley Road in around 2 h 36 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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Colchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Wivenhoe
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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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