There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Thameslink  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to West Hampstead Thameslink

$15 - $21

6 alternative options

Train Southern  •  1 h 4 min

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

$16 - $27

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to London Finchley Road and Frognal National Express

$16 - $21

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station 37.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station 37.1 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  59 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to West Hampstead Thameslink Station 37.1 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  59 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station 37.1 miles

$80 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station is to train which costs £12 - £17 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and West Hampstead Thameslink Station is 27 miles. The road distance is 37.1 miles.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to West Hampstead Thameslink takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at London Finchley Road and Frognal via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at West Hampstead Thameslink. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station.
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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station via London Victoria and London Finchley Road and Frognal in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to West Hampstead
Ave. Duration
28 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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to London Finchley Road and Frognal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
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uber.com
Pool
$80 - $110
Access
$95 - $130
Assist
$95 - $130
UberX
$95 - $130
UberXL
$140 - $190
Exec
$170 - $240
Lux
$290 - $390
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Hampstead Thameslink Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to West Hampstead Thameslink Station
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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