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There are 5 ways to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  28m

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$9 - $15

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Line 405 bus, bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the line 405 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 100 - Fastway / ...

$3 - $5

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Taxi  •  27m

  1. Take a taxi from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 19.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  27m

  1. Drive from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27m

  1. Take a town car from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport 19.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to line 405 bus and bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Croydon Station 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 1h 38m.

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

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The distance between West Croydon Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 28m and costs £7 - £11.

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

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West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at West Croydon Bus Station.

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West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 28m and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 405 bus and bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1h 38m.

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Map of how to get from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 28m

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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 14m. Thameslink also services this route every 15 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Redhill Bus Station in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
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
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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

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West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27m to drive from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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