There are 4 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, 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  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$27 - $44

3 alternative options

Train, line 11 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church to Victoria 11
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$38 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 62.2 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a town car from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport 62.2 miles

$180 - $250

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, London Bridge Underground Station, and London Bridge in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southend-on-Sea and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 74 km. The road distance is 99 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £10 - £15.

It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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