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London Bridge to Gatwick Airport by train

It takes an average of 42m to travel from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport by train, over a distance of around 24 miles (39 km). There are normally 161 trains per day travelling from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport and tickets for this journey start from £10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 28m
PriceFrom £10
Distance24 miles (39 km)
Frequency161 trains per day
Departure stationLondon Bridge
Arrival stationGatwick Airport
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Northern, Thameslink, Southern

London Bridge to Gatwick Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport for Sunday 16th May 2021 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
04:15 On timelondon bridge04:57 On timegatwick airportPlat. 11 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets42m, direct
05:07 On timelondon bridge05:50 On timegatwick airportPlat. 11 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets43m, direct
05:52 On timelondon bridge06:32 On timegatwick airportPlat. 11 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets40m, direct
06:37 On timelondon bridge07:23 On timegatwick airportPlat. 11 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets46m, direct
07:09 On timelondon bridge07:42 On timegatwick airportPlat. 4 estimatedthameslink Super Off PeakGet tickets33m, direct
07:15 On timelondon bridge08:04 On timegatwick airportPlat. 10 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets49m, direct
07:19 On timelondon bridge08:10 On timegatwick airportPlat. 5 estimatedthameslink Super Off PeakGet tickets51m, direct
07:39 On timelondon bridge08:14 On timegatwick airportPlat. 4 estimatedthameslink Super Off PeakGet tickets35m, direct
08:09 On timelondon bridge08:42 On timegatwick airportPlat. 5 estimatedthameslink Super Off PeakGet tickets33m, direct
08:12 On timelondon bridge08:59 On timegatwick airportPlat. 10 estimatedsouthern Super Off PeakGet tickets47m, direct

About the train journey from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

Want to travel from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport by train? Start your journey with us.

The average journey time from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport by train is 42m, with around 161 trains travelling 24 miles (39 km) between these two destinations daily. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way. Thameslink are the main train operator on this route, but you may also travel with a couple of other train companies on your way to Gatwick Airport. Want to get there quickly? The fastest train time takes just 28m.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start a search for cheap train tickets with us today. Want to check if trains are running? Use our timetable to view live train times from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport.

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Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between London Bridge and Gatwick Airport is 42 minutes, with around 161 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 London Bridge and Gatwick Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport is 28 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport can start from as little as £10 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 London Bridge to Gatwick Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport without having to change trains. There are 161 direct trains from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport leaves at 02:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport leaves at 02:16. 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 London Bridge and Gatwick Airport by train?

Trains travelling from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport cover a distance of around 24 miles (39 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

Train tickets from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport start at £10 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

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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 London Bridge to Gatwick Airport 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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