Duration 1h 22m
Distance 51.9 miles
Average price £25
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Reading and Gatwick takes 1h 22m and the fastest train takes 1h 15m. There is a train service every few hours from Reading to Gatwick. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Reading
  2. Gatwick
1h 20m
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£21 - £40

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Want to know about travelling from Reading to Gatwick? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reading and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Reading and Gatwick is 40 miles. The road distance is 51.9 miles.

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Reading to Gatwick train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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Reading to Gatwick train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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What companies run services between Reading and Gatwick?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Gatwick hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 20m.
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Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Estimated price
£21 - £40

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