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User currently offlineSkane340 From Sweden, joined May 2008, 86 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4980 times:

Hi,

what are the alternatives for a transfer between LHR and LGW?
Train, buss, etc?

How long is the transfer time?

(The old post is from 2007)

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User currently offlineSignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3003 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4975 times:

There are direct National Express busses, or various train routes. Easiest train, with just 1 change, would be the First Capital Connect to Kings Cross then take a Picadilly Line tube train from there. Quickest would be Gatwick Express to Victoria, take a Circle Line tube to Paddington, then Heathrow Express from there.

http://www.toandfromtheairport.com/heathrow.html

Scroll down to "Airport to Airport".

signol



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User currently offlineSA7700 From South Africa, joined Dec 2003, 3431 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (4 years 10 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4975 times:
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The following two links should be able to answer your questions:  Smile


Transfers Between Heathrow & Gatwick Airport

Connecting between Heathrow and Gatwick


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User currently offlineLHRjc From Netherlands, joined Apr 2006, 1964 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (4 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4906 times:

As a local to LHR, and previously LGW, I'd say the main factors in your decision should really be the time at which you will be transferring, and how long you've got to make your connection.

I've got a National Express coach between LGW North Terminal and LHR Terminal 5 before that's taken only 40 minutes; during the morning or evening rush hour this time could more than double, during which times I'd take a train. Although the train is a bit more involved with multiple changes, it'll give you a much more reliable connection time during peak hours than sitting in a traffic jam.

Conversely, on weekends, our wonderful railway and underground systems are often subject to engineering works, delays and cancellations so the coach would be your best bet.

I wouldn't go near a taxi personally as it'll get stuck in the same traffic as the coach. Some of the coaches even have free WiFi if you're that desperate to get on the Internet.



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User currently offlineSkane340 From Sweden, joined May 2008, 86 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4836 times:

Thank you for the response... we will be flying during the week, so that puts the train in the best position

User currently offlineLHR380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4831 times:

I would always take the Bus. No connections to make, just on the bus, then off the bus at the other end. Max journey for me has been 1 hour 20, min just under 40 minutes

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