We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

Level Contributor
94 posts
30 reviews
Save Topic
Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

We have 4 adults and 2 kids in our group and need to get to Gatwick early in the morning. Please provide suggestions on taxi companies that have minivans that can take us to Gatwick. Thanks.

Vancouver, Canada
Destination Expert
for London
Level Contributor
55,911 posts
15 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

Are you travelling from a hotel in Hounslow to Gatwick or from a house or flat? At what time of day and on what day of the week do you need to be at Gatwick?

Have a look at www.centralchauffeur.com www.premierairportcars.com www.123-taxi.co.uk and www.heathrowgatwick.com as one or more may have a vehicle large enough for your group.

London, England
Level Contributor
1,319 posts
3 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

I'd probably just wait until you get to Hounslow and then source a Private Hire company.

In my experience local companies are a lot cheaper than the airport specialists (at least for suburb to airport runs).

Level Contributor
49,561 posts
92 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

+1 Phil, I would use a local company.

Bingley, United...
Destination Expert
for Edinburgh
Level Contributor
32,849 posts
Save Reply
4. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

Is this actually "taxi from a Heathrow Airport hotel to Gatwick"?

I'm just wondering why you are at Hounslow when you want to be at Gatwick.

Level Contributor
3,773 posts
36 reviews
Save Reply
5. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

FCMBS are a local company to Hounslow that have small 8 seat minibuses that have a luggage cage that can take up to about 20 large cases.

With 6 people it unlikely a car or MPV alternative will be able to handle your luggage.

I would guestimate they'd charge about 120 GBP for this trip.

One of the good things about them is that you don'y pay any deposits and can pay the driver on the day.


6. Re: Taxi from Hounslow to Gatwick

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 27 October 2012, 07:16