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Duration 43 min
Distance 29.5 miles
Average price £17
Frequency 6/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Charing Cross and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) takes 43 min and the fastest train takes 36 min. The train runs at least 6 times per hour from Charing Cross to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London Victoria

  1. London Victoria
  2. London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
43 min
£11 - £25

Charing Cross to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train times

Trains run every 10 minutes between Charing Cross and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The earliest departure is at 16:25 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Charing Cross is at 23:06 which arrives into London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 23:52. All services require a transfer at Victoria Underground Station and take an average of 43 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Charing Cross station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Embankment station and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.5 miles.

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Charing Cross to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from London Victoria station.

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Charing Cross to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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There are 361+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Charing Cross and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Southern operates a train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £9 - £23 and the journey takes 33 min. Gatwick Express also services this route every 30 minutes.
Train operators
Southern
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Gatwick Express
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Thameslink
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £16

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