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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Train  •  1 h 2 min

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

$21 - $35

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Line 314 bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from New Eltham, Fiveways to Bromley South Station 162 / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$12 - $18

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Line 314 bus, line 466 bus, line 400 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Addington Village Interchange 314
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Caterham, Westway Common 466
  3. Take the line 400 bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$12

Taxi  •  39 min

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

$170 - $220

Drive  •  39 min

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

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

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

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Addington Village Interchange and Caterham, Westway Common. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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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 1 h 2 min.

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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 1 h 2 min and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road station.

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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 1 h 2 min and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 314 bus and line 119 bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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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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Map of how to get from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bromley South Station, East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham, Fiveways to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Caterham, Westway Common
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$170 - $220
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
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New Eltham to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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