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Journey information from London to Gatwick Airport

  • Train Fares from: £12
  • Fastest route:
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  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Trains to Gatwick Airport

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.

Find out more about trains to Gatwick Airport

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Gatwick Airport by train?

    The average journey time between London and Gatwick Airport is . On an average weekday, there are 995 trains travelling from London to Gatwick Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from London to Gatwick Airport by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from London to Gatwick Airport can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • 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.

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  • What is the distance between London and Gatwick Airport?

    The distance between London and Gatwick Airport is 24 miles.

    Distance: 24 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Gatwick Airport?

    The first train from London to Gatwick Airport departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Gatwick Airport?

    The last train from London to Gatwick Airport departs at .

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    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

London to Gatwick Airport timetable

Check out the next trains departing from London to Gatwick Airport for Friday 10th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
07:1408:0955m, direct
07:1507:4833m, direct
07:2407:5531m, direct
07:2408:1652m, direct
07:2908:0031m, direct
07:2908:0536m, direct
07:3508:0833m, direct
07:3908:1334m, direct
07:4408:3955m, direct
07:4508:1833m, direct

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

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for London to Gatwick Airport by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Gatwick Airport

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.