Duration 39 min
Distance 28.8 miles
Average price £17
Frequency 4/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Waterloo Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) takes 39 min and the fastest train takes 33 min. The train runs at least 4 times per hour from Waterloo Station 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 Clapham Junction • 41 min

  1. London Waterloo
  2. Clapham Junction
  3. London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
41 min
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£10 - £25

Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Waterloo Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The earliest departure is at 20:20 in the evening, and the last departure from Waterloo Station is at 23:28 which arrives into London Gatwick Airport (LGW) at 00:29. All services require a transfer at Clapham Junction and take an average of 39 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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

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You can take a train from Waterloo Station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Clapham Junction in around 41 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £21
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £16

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