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

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Train Thameslink  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotherhithe, Smith Close to Victoria, Eccleston Bridge C10
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

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Train Southern  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Shadwell to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $40

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.1 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  52 min

  1. Take a town car from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport 31.1 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  52 min

  1. Take an Uber from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 31.1 miles

$75 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Rotherhithe, Smith Close and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Shadwell and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Shadwell and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs £13 - £23.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Rotherhithe, Smith Close station.

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

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The best way to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 59 min and costs £13 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 25.1 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 47 min. Southern also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and London Victoria Coach Station in around 2 h 46 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
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
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$60 - $85
Assist
$60 - $85
UberX
$60 - $85
Pool
$75 - $100
UberXL
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
Lux
$190 - $260
Taxi from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Shadwell to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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