There are 5 ways to get from West Croydon Station 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  •  28 min

$9 - $45

4 alternative options

Line 405 bus, line 400 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. 405
  2. 400 / ...

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The distance between West Croydon Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 km. The road distance is 32 km.

The cheapest way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £75 - £90.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from West Croydon Bus Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Redhill Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

The train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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

Southern operates a train from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Redhill Bus Station in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
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 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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