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There are 6 ways to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 28 min

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

$24 - $42

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station 774
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 100 - Fastway / ...

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train Gatwick Express  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Swanscombe to London Charing Cross
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$31 - $57

Taxi  •  40 min

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

$100 - $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

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 3 h 19 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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No, there is no direct bus from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Swanscombe, The George and Dragon and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Bluewater, Bus Station and Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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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 28 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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The best way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by London General, arrive at Bluewater, Bus Station.

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Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Swanscombe station.

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The best way to get from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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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 28 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 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Bluewater, Bus Station and Redhill Bus Station in around 3 h 19 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
Hourly
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 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
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London General
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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
$130 - $190

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Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 38 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Swanscombe to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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