London Gatwick Airport is Britain’s second busiest airport. For ease and to save on costs, many travellers take the train to get there. Gatwick Airport is situated South East of London, in West Sussex county. It’s only a thirty minute train journey away from London city centre. From there, it’s easy to get further trains to Cambridge, Canterbury, Oxford and many other cities and towns in South East England.
How long does it take to travel from London to Gatwick Airport by train?
The average journey time between London and Gatwick Airport is 42 minutes. The fastest journey time is 1 hour 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 456 trains per day travelling from London to Gatwick Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from London to Gatwick Airport?
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Gatwick Airport without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Gatwick Airport.
What time are the first and last train from London to Gatwick Airport?
The first train from London to Gatwick Airport departs at .
The last train from London to Gatwick Airport departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.