Flying into the Gatwick and heading into London? Or is Gatwick your nearest station? The train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction takes around 41 minutes on average but can take just 24 minutes on the fastest services.
If you have a flight into London Gatwick Airport, getting the train to your final destination is often a cheaper and more convenient option. You’ll fly into one of two terminals: Gatwick North Terminal or Gatwick South Terminal. South Terminal is only a two minutes walk away from Gatwick Airport train station. To get quickly from Gatwick North Terminal to Gatwick South Terminal, you can take the free shuttle bus. Find out more about trains from Gatwick Airport.
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The average journey time by train between Gatwick Airport and Clapham Junction is 41 minutes, with around 168 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 Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction is 24 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction can start from as little as £12 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 Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction without having to change trains. There are 168 direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction leaves at 03:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction leaves at 02:30. 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 Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction cover a distance of around 21 miles (34 km) during the journey.
If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction is right for you.
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