There are 7 ways to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  53 min

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

$22 - $36

Cheapest option

Line 466 bus, line 400 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 466 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Caterham, Westway Common 466
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$10 - $13

5 alternative options

Line 353 bus, line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 353 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Hayes (Kent) 353
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station 119
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$12 - $17

Line 358 bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station 358
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  32 min

  1. Take a town car from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport 30.3 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 32 min.

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The distance between Orpington and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 19 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Addington Village Interchange and Caterham, Westway Common. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Orpington and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Bridge in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bromley South Station, East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Hayes (Kent)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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