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There are 5 ways to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from Northolt station to Shepherd's Bush
  2. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to Clapham Junction
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 140 bus, bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 140 bus from Northolt Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 140
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 49 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 49 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport 49 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northolt station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Northolt Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Northolt and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 29 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £14 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Northolt Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 49 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shepherds Bush to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Shepherds Bush to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Northolt Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
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
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Northolt to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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