There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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.

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

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

$14 - $17

6 alternative options

Line 172 bus, train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Farringdon 172
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

Shuttle  •  48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport

$150 - $210

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport 29.1 miles

$110 - $170

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 29.1 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which costs £14 - £22 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 min.

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There are 312+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Waterloo and Clapham Junction in around 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$60 - $90
Access
$75 - $110
Assist
$75 - $110
UberX
$75 - $110
UberXL
$110 - $150
Exec
$140 - $190
Lux
$230 - $310
Taxi from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$130 - $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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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