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Duration 1h 45m
Distance 48 miles
Average price £31
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rochester takes 1h 45m and the fastest train takes 1h 20m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester. 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. Gatwick Airport
  2. London Bridge
  3. Rochester
2h 7m
£23 - £51

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rochester. The earliest departure is at 04:41 in the morning, and the last departure from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is at 22:46 which arrives into Rochester at 00:27. All services require a transfer at London Bridge and take an average of 1h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Rochester via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rochester is 33 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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

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There are 272+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester via London Bridge in around 2h 7m.
Train operators
Thameslink
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from London Bridge to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17

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