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There are 9 ways to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Subway, train  •  39 min

  1. Take the subway from Euston station to Victoria station Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$18 - $38

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Bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

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Train  •  57 min

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

$14 - $20

Line 87 bus, train  •  1 h 27 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 - $27

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 - $210

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

$85 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to subway and train which costs £13 - £30 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Holborn, Bloomsbury Square and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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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 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to subway and train which takes 39 min and costs £13 - £30.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 57 min and costs £11 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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uber.com
Pool
$85 - $110
Access
$90 - $130
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130
UberXL
$130 - $180
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$240 - $330
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 - $210
Towncar from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Russell Square to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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