There are 5 ways to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, 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 24 min

  1. Take the train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$28 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus, line 400 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Redhill Bus Station 774
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400 / ...

$21 - $24

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 38.2 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 38.2 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport 38.2 miles

$140 - $200

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

You can take a train from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Bridge in around 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Redhill Bus Station in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London General
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
londongeneral.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
londongeneral.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The distance between Swanscombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 46 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The cheapest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The quickest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs £75 - £95.

Is there a direct train between Swanscombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct train from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Swanscombe and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Swanscombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

No, there is no direct bus from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Swanscombe, George and Dragon and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.