It takes an average of 7h 42m to travel from Durham to Gatwick Airport by train, over a distance of around 257 miles (414 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Durham to Gatwick Airport and tickets for this journey start from $57.84 when you book in advance.
From 3h 45m
257 miles (414 km)
7 trains per day
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The train from Durham to Gatwick Airport usually takes 7 hours 42 minutes on average to travel 414 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 45 minutes. You can expect to find 7 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Durham and Gatwick Airport, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Gatwick Airport.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Durham to Gatwick Airport in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $57.84.
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The average journey time by train between Durham and Gatwick Airport is 7 hours and 42 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Durham to Gatwick Airport is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
Train tickets from Durham to Gatwick Airport can start from as little as $57.84 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Durham to Gatwick Airport. Travelling from Durham to Gatwick Airport by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Durham to Gatwick Airport leaves at 05:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Durham to Gatwick Airport leaves at 21:05. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Durham to Gatwick Airport cover a distance of around 257 miles (414 km) during the journey.
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