There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station by train, 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  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$16 - $27

6 alternative options

Train Southern  •  43 min

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

$18 - $29

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station 30.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station 30.4 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to Waterloo Station

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Waterloo Station 30.4 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station 30.4 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 38 min and costs £11 - £21.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Waterloo Station is 39 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at London Waterloo via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Waterloo Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 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 - $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 - $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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$65 - $85
uberACCESS
$75 - $110
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$150 - $210
UberLUX
$250 - $350
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
50 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 Waterloo Station
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Waterloo Station
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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