There are 4 ways to get from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, 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 Gatwick Express  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$25 - $66

Cheapest option

Train Southern  •  1 h 11 min

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

$25 - $38

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 59.5 miles

$12 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a town car from Watford to London Gatwick Airport 59.5 miles

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 58 min and costs £18 - £50.

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The distance between Watford and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 58 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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

You can take a train from Watford to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Victoria Underground Station, and London Victoria in around 58 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Watford to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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