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Gatwick Airport to Norwich by train

It takes an average of 3h 55m to travel from Gatwick Airport to Norwich by train, over a distance of around 119 miles (192 km). There are normally 71 trains per day travelling from Gatwick Airport to Norwich and tickets for this journey start from £20.20 when you book in advance.

First train

04:19

Last train

23:35

Departure station

Gatwick Airport

Arrival station

Norwich

Journey time

2h 55m

Distance

192 miles (119 km)

Frequency

71 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £20.20

Train operators

CrossCountry, Great Northern, Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway, Thameslink, Southern

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Norwich by train

Looking to travel from Gatwick Airport to Norwich by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 3 hours 55 minutes to travel from Gatwick Airport to Norwich by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 2 hours 55 minutes though. You'll usually find 71 trains per day running along the 119 miles (192 km) route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Norwich, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You can choose to travel with Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway or Thameslink to get to Norwich. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Gatwick Airport to Norwich in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £20.20.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, scroll up for timetables including live train times, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gatwick Airport to Norwich? 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 Norwich take?

The average journey time by train between Gatwick Airport and Norwich is 3 hours and 55 minutes, with around 71 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 Norwich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich is 2 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich cost?

Train ticket prices from Gatwick Airport to Norwich can start from as little as £20.20 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 Norwich?

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

What time does the first train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich leave?

The first train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich leaves at 04:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich leave?

The last train from Gatwick Airport to Norwich leaves at 23:35. 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 Norwich by train?

Trains travelling from Gatwick Airport to Norwich cover a distance of around 119 miles (192 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Norwich

Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Norwich start at £20.20 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 Norwich 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.

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

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