There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington by train, subway, 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 Gatwick Express, Tube  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station District

$17 - $38

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink, Tube  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the Tube from Blackfriars Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station District

$17 - $22

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington 32.4 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington 32.4 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Gatwick Airport to West Kensington

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to West Kensington 32.4 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  50 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington 32.4 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington 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 West Kensington is to train and Tube which costs £13 - £30 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and West Kensington is 23 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at London Earl's Court via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington is 32 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

You can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington via London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 in around 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$70 - $95
Access
$85 - $120
Assist
$85 - $120
UberX
$85 - $120
UberXL
$120 - $170
Exec
$150 - $210
Lux
$250 - $340
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Kensington
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$150 - $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 West Kensington
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to West Kensington
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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