Duration 9h 11m
Distance 500 km
Average price £252
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen Hbf and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) takes 9h 11m and the fastest train takes 6h 19m. The train service runs several times per day from Essen Hbf 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

  1. Essen Hbf
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. London St Pancras International LL
  4. London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
6h 55m
£130 - £254

Essen Hbf to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train times

Trains run three times a day between Essen Hbf and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The earliest departure is at 05:41 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen Hbf is at 17:49 which arrives into London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 10:08. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Essen Hbf to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Gatwick Airport via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 55m.

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The distance between Essen Hbf and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 500 km.

Essen Hbf to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Essen Hbf station.

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Essen Hbf to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 1h behind Essen Hbf. It is currently 10:37 PM in Essen Hbf and 9:37 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

There are 382+ hotels available in London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Prices start at £60 per night.

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

You can take a train from Essen Hbf to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and London St Pancras International LL in around 6h 55m.
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