There are 8 ways to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$15 - $20

7 alternative options

Line 390 bus, train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 390 bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Victoria Bus Station 24 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $43

Line 87 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Clapham Junction Station 87
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$20 - $28

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.5 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.5 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport 30.5 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 30.5 miles

$65 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 44 min and costs £11 - £15.

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The distance between Russell Square and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 41 km. The road distance is 49 km.

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The train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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

Thameslink operates a train from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Victoria Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$65 - $85
uberACCESS
$75 - $110
uberASSIST
$75 - $110
uberX
$75 - $110
uberXL
$110 - $150
UberEXEC
$150 - $210
UberLUX
$260 - $350
Taxi from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
51 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
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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