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Gatwick Airport to Canterbury

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  1. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    00:46
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3
    01:02
    Haywards Heath
    Platform 2
    01:08
    Haywards Heath
    02:28
    Eastbourne
    04:53
    Eastbourne
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:07
    Ashford International
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:30
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:51
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    03:21
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4
    04:06
    London Blackfriars
    Platform 2 estimated
    04:06
    London Blackfriars
    05:12
    London Victoria
    05:12
    London Victoria
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:01
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    04:41
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:24
    London Bridge
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:39
    London Bridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:59
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:05
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:26
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:08
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5 estimated
    05:17
    Redhill
    05:24
    Redhill
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:54
    Tonbridge
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:22
    Tonbridge
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:59
    Ashford International
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:05
    Ashford International
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:26
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  5. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:06
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:50
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    07:05
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:58
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:25
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:53
    London Bridge
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:18
    London Bridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:54
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:55
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:40
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    08:12
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    09:06
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:03
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:18
    East Croydon
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:25
    East Croydon
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:55
    London St Pancras International
    Platform B estimated
    08:12
    London St Pancras International
    Platform 12 estimated
    09:06
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:20
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:54
    London Victoria
    Platform 17 estimated
    08:10
    London Victoria
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:40
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury East
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:46
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    08:15
    London Bridge
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:25
    London Bridge
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:53
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    Canterbury West
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury

  • Train Fares from: £23.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury by train?

    The average journey time between Gatwick Airport and Canterbury is . On an average weekday, there are 120 trains travelling from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury cost?

    Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury can start from as little as £23.30 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Gatwick Airport and Canterbury?

    The distance between Gatwick Airport and Canterbury is 54 miles.

    Distance: 54 miles
  • What time is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury?

    The first train from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury departs at .

    What time is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury?

    The last train from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Gatwick Airport to Canterbury timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury for Monday 20th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
00:4606:516h 5m, 3 changes
03:2107:013h 40m, 2 changes
04:4107:262h 45m, 2 changes
05:0807:262h 18m, 3 changes
06:0607:581h 52m, 1 change
06:2508:542h 29m, 1 change
06:5509:062h 11m, 1 change
07:0309:062h 3m, 2 changes
07:2009:402h 20m, 1 change
07:4609:532h 7m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Canterbury to Gatwick Airport.

How to find cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Canterbury

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.