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There are 7 ways to get from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Sutton Police Station to East Croydon Rail Station
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Norwood Junction
  2. Take the train from Norwood Junction to Gatwick Airport

Train via Clapham Junction

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

Train via Dorking

  1. Take the train from Sutton (London) to Dorking
  2. Take the train from Dorking Deepdene to Gatwick Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Drive

  1. Drive from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport

Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by bus and train

The journey time between Sutton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3 min. Operated by London Buses, Thameslink and Southern Service, the Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) service departs from Sutton Police Station and arrives in Gatwick Airport. Typically 472 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

472 Weekly Services
40 min Average Duration
£8 Cheapest Price
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Sutton → London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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The most affordable way to get from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Sutton (London) and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Norwood Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Sutton and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to bus and train which takes 40 min and costs £7 - £17.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Sutton (London) station.

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Sutton 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 Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

You can take a train from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Norwood Junction in around 48 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
Train from Norwood Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £11
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £15
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£6 - £10
Anytime 1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Sutton (London) to Norwood Junction
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£4 - £6
Anytime 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Norwood Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £16
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £10
Anytime 1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Sutton (London) to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £12
Anytime 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Sutton (London) to Dorking
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£5 - £8
Anytime 1st Class
£8 - £11
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Dorking Deepdene to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £16
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 Sutton Police Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Sutton Mini Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3642 3276
Website
stationcars247.co.uk
Clocktower Cars
Phone
+44 20 8643 2255
Website
clocktowercarsuk.com
Cheam Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3642 6174
Website
cheamairporttransfer.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sutton to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£90

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