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There are 6 ways to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from New Eltham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 314 bus, line 119 bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the line 314 bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Hayes 314
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Hayes to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$12 - $18

4 alternative options

Train via London Waterloo East  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from New Eltham to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$26 - $43

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 37.1 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 37.1 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  39m

  1. Take a town car from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport 37.1 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from New Eltham and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between New Eltham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 22 miles. The road distance is 37.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from New Eltham station.

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The best way to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1h 18m and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 314 bus and line 119 bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 1h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

You can take a train from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Bridge in around 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Hayes, East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 1h 30m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from New Eltham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 5 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
Train from New Eltham to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Hayes
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hayes to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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
39m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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