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

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Train  •  1h 31m

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

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Line 81 bus, bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre to Harmondsworth, Compass Centre 81
  2. Take the bus from Sipson, Newbury Road Compass Centre to Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station Lgw

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Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.6 miles

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.6 miles

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Slough to London Gatwick Airport 45.6 miles

Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train and subway

790 Weekly Services
1h 31m Average Duration
£16 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 48 min.

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The fastest way to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs £95 - £120.

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No, there is no direct bus from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station. However, there are services departing from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre and arriving at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station via Sipson, Newbury Road Compass Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Slough and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Paddington station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Slough and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 31 miles. The road distance is 45.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £16 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre station.

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Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Slough station.

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The best way to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £16 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 81 bus and bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

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

You can take a train from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Paddington, Paddington station, Victoria station, and London Victoria in around 1h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Harmondsworth, Compass Centre and Sipson, Newbury Road Compass Centre in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£5 - £8
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£8 - £14
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre to Harmondsworth, Compass Centre
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Minicabs Slough & Windsor
Phone
+44 1753 474 718
Cab Co Slough
Phone
+44 1753 691 212
Website
cabcoslough.co.uk
511 Viking Cars
Phone
+44 1753 511 511
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Slough to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£101

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Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Slough to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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