There are 4 ways to get from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinfield, Church Lane to Wokingham Station Interchange 3|leopard / ...
  2. Take the train from Wokingham to Gatwick Airport

$29 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air) Ra1
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station 200 / ...

$28 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 57.1 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport 57.1 miles

$160 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Shinfield, Church Lane and arriving at South Terminal Bus Station via Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) and Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Shinfield and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 38 miles. The road distance is 57.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by RailAir, arrive at Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir).

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Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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There are 310+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Reading Town Centre, Station Road (adj Thames Tower), Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir), Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air), and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 3 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Wokingham to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Shinfield, Church Lane to Wokingham Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Horseman Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)118 975 3811
Email
privatehire@horsemancoaches.co.uk
Website
horsemancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Shinfield, Church Lane to Wokingham Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
horsemancoaches.co.uk
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Central Bus Stn (Rail-Air)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shinfield to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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