How to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) ✈️ to the City Center
London Gatwick Airport (LGW), is the second largest airport of London and important base for low-cost airline easyJet. Gatwick Airport is located about 48 km south of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown London by Express train, Regional train, Bus, Taxi, Welcome Pickup (Private transfer) or Uber.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and official links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from London Gatwick Airport to the City Center
|Express train ⏱️||30 Min.||£ 20||Details|
|Regional train||40 Min.||£ 12-18||Details|
|Express Bus 💸||60‑120 Min.||£ 10||Details|
|Taxi||75 Min.||£ 60‑80||Details|
|75 Min.||£ 150||Details|
|Uber||75 Min.||£ 70‑200||Details|
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable option.