There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, subway, 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, Tube  •  1 h 6 min

$46 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus London Buses  •  2 h

  1. X26

$12 - $48

5 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 210 / ...

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. 44.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  45 min

  1. 44.2 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. 44.2 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  45 min

  1. 44.2 miles

$140 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 40 km. The road distance is 71 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £160 - £190.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Oxford Bus Company also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$140 - $190
uberACCESS
$150 - $200
uberASSIST
$150 - $200
uberX
$150 - $200
uberXL
$210 - $290
UberEXEC
$220 - $300
UberLUX
$360 - $480
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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