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There are 6 ways to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  14m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$9 - $15

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Line 405 bus, bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the line 405 bus from South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 100 - Fastway / ...

$3 - $5

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Night train  •  22m

  1. Take the night train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$9 - $15

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 18.6 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  25m

  1. Take a town car from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport 18.6 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 405 bus and bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £7 - £11 and takes 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14m.

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The distance between South Croydon and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 14m and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport takes 14m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, depart from South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road station.

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South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 14m and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 405 bus and bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1h 26m.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 14m

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

Southern operates a train from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 14m. Thameslink also services this route every 15 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Redhill Bus Station in around 1h 26m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from South Croydon, Warham Road Brighton Road to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from South Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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