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There are 7 ways to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  28m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$13 - $35

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$11 - $14

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.4 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  48m

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

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  48m

  1. Take a town car from London to London Gatwick Airport 29.4 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  48m

  1. Take an Uber from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.4 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £10 - £27 and takes 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28m.

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The distance between London and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 28m and costs £10 - £27.

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The train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport takes 28m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 28m and costs £10 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £11 and takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 28m

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

Gatwick Express operates a train from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 28m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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uber.com
Access
$60 - $80
Assist
$60 - $80
UberX
$60 - $80
Pool
$70 - $95
UberXL
$90 - $130
Exec
$110 - $160
Lux
$180 - $250
Taxi from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from London to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 29 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from London to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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