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Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street by train

It takes an average of 1h 4m to travel from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street by train, over a distance of around 25 miles (41 km). There are normally 142 trains per day travelling from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street and tickets for this journey start from £10.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 47m
PriceFrom £10.70
Distance25 miles (41 km)
Frequency142 trains per day
First train04:33
Last train21:54
Departure stationGatwick Airport
Arrival stationLondon Liverpool Street
Changes1 change
Train operatorsLondon Overground, Thameslink, Southern

Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street for Tuesday 16th August 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:36 14:28 52m, 1 change
13:46 14:38 52m, 1 change
13:49 14:53 1h 4m, 1 change
13:54 14:53 59m, 2 changes
14:06 14:58 52m, 1 change
14:16 15:08 52m, 1 change
14:19 15:23 1h 4m, 1 change
14:24 15:23 59m, 2 changes
14:36 15:28 52m, 1 change
14:46 15:38 52m, 1 change

Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street in 47 minutes

If you want to travel from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street by train to take around 1 hour 4 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 47 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 142 trains per day running on this route, which spans 25 miles (41 km). You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to London Liverpool Street. You can travel on this route with either Thameslink, London Overground or Southern. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street start from £10.70 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including money-saving tips, or check our timetable above where you can view live train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street take?

The average journey time by train between Gatwick Airport and London Liverpool Street is 1 hour and 4 minutes, with around 142 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Gatwick Airport and London Liverpool Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street is 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street can start from as little as £10.70 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.

Is there a direct train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street?

No, there are no direct train services from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street. Travelling from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street leave?

The first train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street leaves at 04:33. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street leave?

The last train from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street leaves at 21:54. 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.

What's the distance between Gatwick Airport and London Liverpool Street by train?

Trains travelling from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street cover a distance of around 25 miles (41 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street

Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street start at £10.70 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

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 London Liverpool Street is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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