LGW to City of London Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $12
Fastest Way Rideshare — 51min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 6 lb CO2
Available Modes 5 modes — train, bus, by car, rideshare and shuttle
Distance 26 miles
Travel Companies South West Trains, Great Western Railway, Uber
$30 · 2h 8min · 24 lb of CO2
Horley to City of London
+1 more option
$12 · 1h 2min · 6 lb of CO2
Gatwick to London
+1 more option
$3 · 38min · 8 lb of CO2
LGW to City of London

Drive from LGW airport

It's 26 miles between LGW to City of London. On a typical day, it might take between 38min and 40min from LGW to City of London under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 42min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to City of London by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $3.

$28 · 51min · 9 lb of CO2
LGW to City of London

LGW airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at LGW Gatwick. Uber will pick you up at LGW and take you all the way to City of London. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at LGW, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
$52 · 51min · 9 lb of CO2
LGW to City of London

What is the best way to travel from LGW to City of London?

The are 5 different ways across 5 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from LGW to City of London. Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from LGW to City of London?

The trip to City of London is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from LGW. The cheapest way to get from LGW to City of London is $12 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 2 minutes with the bus. Heading to City of London? Short trips to the airport do not usually require advance booking. Rideshares are generally ready for pickup when you are. If you need additionally transportation options, then you'll need at least 72 hours at the shortest to book other types of short airport connections, including shuttles, private vans, limousines, or private transfers to City of London. You're in luck because Uber are available at LGW. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Our advice is once you pickup your bags, order your rideshare then. While you walk to the pickup point at LGW, Gatwick, London, United Kingdom, your rideshare will be meeting you there, bumping you up in the queue. If you're arriving at peak rideshare hours (during commute hours or weekend evenings), you may experience surge pricing.

Is the train or the bus better from LGW to City of London England?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from LGW to City of London. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to City of London is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the LGW/City of London buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from LGW is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between LGW and City of London during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from LGW to City of London? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of City of London traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to City of London is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from LGW to City of London?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from LGW to City of London is by bus. The bus costs $12 roughly and will take 1 hour 2 minutes.

How much is Uber from LGW London to City of London?

Uber operate out of LGW London. The airport is working directly with Uber to manage the pickup process at LGW. Once picked up or the trip should take 51min and will cost roughly $26.

Is there a train from LGW to City of London?

Yes, trains between LGW area and City of London, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 2 hours 8 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Horley, which is about 3 miles from LGW. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Guildford.

How long does it take from LGW to City of London by car?

The total distance between LGW and City of London is 26 miles and will take you about 38 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $3.

Travel companies on this route

South West Trains
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Great Western Railway
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