There are 8 ways to get from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$13 - $24

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Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$14 - $17

6 alternative options

Line 344 bus, train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 344 bus from Southwark, Great Suffolk Street to Clapham Junction Station 344
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28.7 miles

$6 - $9

Shuttle  •  46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $220

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport 28.7 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 28.7 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southwark station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Bridge and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Southwark and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs .

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The train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport takes 41 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Bridge station.

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The best way to get from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 41 min. Southern also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Southwark, Great Suffolk Street to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$65 - $90
Access
$70 - $100
Assist
$70 - $100
UberX
$70 - $100
UberXL
$100 - $150
Exec
$140 - $200
Lux
$230 - $320
Taxi from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$140 - $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
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Towncar from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 29 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Southwark to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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