London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for Apr 24

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

5 h 23 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

38 km

Cheap bus tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) start from $13 with an average ticket price of $39.

The fastest bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) takes 1h 15m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 23m and covers a distance of 38 km.

3 buses leave London Gatwick Airport (LGW) for London Waterloo (WAT) every day with 3 travelling directly.

Megabus
02:30PM1h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
03:45PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$131One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
02:20PM1h25
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
03:45PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$201One-way
0 transfers
Megabus
05:30AM13h30
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
07:00PMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$851One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

distanceDistance24 miles (38 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$13 (€12)
frequencyBus frequency16 a day
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) cover the 24 miles (38 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Normally, there are 16 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of bus tickets is $13 (€12).

Bus companies: Megabus, National Express and FlixBus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and London Waterloo (WAT) from $13 (€11) with Omio’s bus partners Megabus, National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW), you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Bus information from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • National Express frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

FAQs: Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT).
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) can start from as little as $13 (€11) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) is $13 (€12); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is on average 1 h 15 min   for the 24 mile (38 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 2: 20 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 10: 45 PM.
There are 16 buses a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) which require at least one change with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the route from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) you can take a bus with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month for a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) including taking a train or bus.

Trains arriving to London Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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