It takes an average of 1h 8m to travel from Chichester to Gatwick Airport by train, over a distance of around 35 miles (56 km). There are normally 44 trains per day travelling from Chichester to Gatwick Airport and tickets for this journey start from £5.50 when you book in advance.
35 miles (56 km)
44 trains per day
Direct trains available
If you want to know more about the journey from Chichester to Gatwick Airport by train, look no further!
The average journey time from Chichester to Gatwick Airport by train is 1 hour 8 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 58 minutes. You'll usually find 44 trains per day travelling the 35 miles (56 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Gatwick Airport. You'll probably be travelling with Southern to get to Gatwick Airport, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Chichester to Gatwick Airport start from £5.50 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Gatwick Airport, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
The average journey time by train between Chichester and Gatwick Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes, with around 44 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 Chichester to Gatwick Airport is 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Chichester to Gatwick Airport can start from as little as £5.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Chichester to Gatwick Airport without having to change trains. There are 44 direct trains from Chichester to Gatwick Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Chichester to Gatwick Airport leaves at 04:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Chichester to Gatwick Airport leaves at 22:40. 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 Chichester to Gatwick Airport cover a distance of around 35 miles (56 km) during the journey.
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