There are 5 ways to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$24 - $53

Cheapest option

Line 367 bus, train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 367 bus from Shortlands to East Croydon Rail Station 367
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 26.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 26.3 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport 26.3 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a train from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 59 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Shortlands to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Shortlands Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 km. The road distance is 42 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £95 - £120.

Is there a direct train between Shortlands Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct train from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Shortlands and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Shortlands Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

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