There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Welling

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, line 269 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station 119
  2. Take the line 269 bus from Bromley North Station to Sidcup Station Station Road 269

$13 - $17

4 alternative options

Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, line 51 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the line 51 bus from Orpington Bus Station to Welling, Bellegrove Rd Churchfield Rd 51

$15

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling 41.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling 41.9 miles

$9 - $13

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Welling 41.9 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Welling, Bellegrove Rd Churchfield Rd via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange and Orpington Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Welling is 24 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 119 bus and line 269 bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling via London Bridge in around 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling via East Croydon, East Croydon Rail Station, Bromley North Station, and Sidcup Station Station Road in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley North Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley North Station to Sidcup Station Station Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington Bus Station to Welling, Bellegrove Rd Churchfield Rd
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Welling
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Welling
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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