There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station by train, bus, taxi, car 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  •  1 h 4 min

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

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 197 bus, line 122 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 197 bus from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station to Sydenham Station Kirkdale 197
  2. Take the line 122 bus from Sydenham Station Kirkdale to Woolwich Arsenal Station 122

$13 - $17

5 alternative options

Train via Canning Town Underground Station  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge

$20 - $27

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 42.9 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 42.9 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Woolwich Arsenal Station 42.9 miles

$140 - $200

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 42.9 miles

$100 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Woolwich Arsenal Station is 25 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station 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 Woolwich Arsenal Station is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 197 bus and line 122 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 49 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station is 43 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station via London Bridge in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station via East Croydon, Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station, and Sydenham Station Kirkdale in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cherry Orchard Road East Croydon Station to Sydenham Station Kirkdale
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Sydenham Station Kirkdale to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$100 - $130
Access
$100 - $150
Assist
$100 - $150
UberX
$100 - $150
UberXL
$150 - $210
Exec
$200 - $280
Lux
$340 - $470
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$200 - $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
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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