There are 6 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 18 min

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

$23 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, line 119 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Orpington 477|Shoppers Heaven
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$21 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Swanscombe to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$26 - $35

Taxi  •  40 min

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

$100 - $120

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

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 40 min.

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

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The distance between Swanscombe and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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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 18 min.

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The best way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £18 - £35.

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Map of how to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Orpington, Hayes (Kent), East Croydon Rail Station, and East Croydon in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Train from Swanscombe to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Orpington
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hayes (Kent) to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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
$130 - $190

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