Duration 18 min
Distance 20.6 miles
Average price £10
Frequency 11/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Croydon and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) takes 18 min and the fastest train takes 14 min. The train runs at least 11 times per hour from Croydon 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 • 15 min

  1. East Croydon
  2. London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
15 min
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£6 - £15

Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train times

Trains run every five minutes between Croydon and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The earliest departure is at 13:59 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Croydon is at 17:29 which arrives into London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 17:43. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 18 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Croydon and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.6 miles.

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Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern, depart from East Croydon station.

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

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

Southern operates a train from Croydon to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £15 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £15
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11

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