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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to West Malling

$35 - $63

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Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Mereworth, School (Seven Mile Lane) 7 / ...

$23

4 alternative options

Line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to West Malling

$27 - $38

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling 36.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling 36.6 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to West Malling 36.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at West Malling, High Street (Tesco Metro) via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Mereworth, School (Seven Mile Lane). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at West Malling via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and West Malling is 27 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Three Bridges Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling via London Victoria in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Mereworth, School (Seven Mile Lane) in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to West Malling
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Bromley South to West Malling
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Mereworth, School (Seven Mile Lane)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Mereworth, School (Seven Mile Lane)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to West Malling
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to West Malling
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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