There are 5 ways to get from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, subway, bus, 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.

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$32 - $67

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South National Express / ...

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport

$34 - $66

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 52.2 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport 52.2 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Maidenhead and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 35 miles. The road distance is 52.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Maidenhead and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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

You can take a bus from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Slough, Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way), Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, Great Western Railway operates a train from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street (Brunel Way) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidenhead to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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