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

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Train, Tube  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$21 - $30

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Night bus, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Romford Station to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N15
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 5 bus, Tube, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Romford, Western Road to Barking Station 5
  2. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$22 - $49

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 50 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Romford to London Gatwick Airport 50 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via Covent Garden, Savoy Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Romford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 33 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Romford 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 Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 50 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 310+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 32.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

There is no direct connection from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford Underground Station, take the Tube to London Bridge Underground Station, take the walk to London Bridge, then take the train to Gatwick Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Romford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Barking Station, Barking Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Barking Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Romford Station to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Romford to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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