There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station by train, subway, 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  •  46 min

$17 - $27

7 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  46 min

  1. District

$27 - $40

Train Southern  •  1 h 6 min

$18 - $28

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  53 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  53 min

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  53 min

  1. 32.3 miles

$100 - $140

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 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 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$100 - $140
uberACCESS
$110 - $150
uberASSIST
$110 - $150
uberX
$110 - $150
uberXL
$150 - $210
UberEXEC
$160 - $220
UberLUX
$260 - $360
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Gatwick Airport to Whitechapel Underground Station
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Whitechapel Underground Station
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Whitechapel Underground Station is 41 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station is to train which takes 46 min and costs £12 - £20.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Whitechapel via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Whitechapel Underground Station, including transfers.

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