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

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Line 353 bus, line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$12 - $18

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 15 min

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

$23 - $31

Line 358 bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 30 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 - $18

Taxi  •  32 min

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

$140 - $180

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

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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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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 1 h 15 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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The best way to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to line 353 bus and line 119 bus and train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £17 - £24. Alternatively, you can line 358 bus and line 119 bus, which costs £8 - £14 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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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: 1 h 12 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 1 h 15 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 30 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Orpington to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Orpington, High Street Orpington War Memorial to Hayes
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes 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
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Orpington to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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