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  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

$9 - $15

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Line 405 bus, line 400 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 405 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Redhill Bus Station 405
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400 / ...

$9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

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

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  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 drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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

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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 1 h 30 min.

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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.

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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 28 min and costs £7 - £11.

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The train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport takes 14 min 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 28 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 405 bus and line 400 bus, which costs £8 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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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: 28 min

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. Thameslink also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Croydon Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Redhill Bus Station in around 1 h 30 min.

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
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
metrobus.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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