There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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 Thameslink  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$16 - $28

7 alternative options

Train Southern  •  1 h 2 min

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

$17 - $28

Train, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria to Rotherhithe Station C10

$27 - $39

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping 32.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping 32.6 miles

$7 - $11

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Wapping

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Wapping 32.6 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping 32.6 miles

$100 - $140

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Wapping, Greater London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 28 min. Southern also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Wapping
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$100 - $140
uberACCESS
$110 - $150
uberASSIST
$110 - $150
uberX
$110 - $150
uberXL
$150 - $220
UberEXEC
$160 - $220
UberLUX
$270 - $360
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Wapping
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Wapping
Estimated price
$130 - $180

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Wapping is 39 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping is to train which takes 30 min and costs £11 - £21.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Wapping via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 30 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wapping, including transfers.