There are 6 ways to get from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$49 - $68

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 022 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$20 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$46 - $83

Train, line 400 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Redhill
  3. Take the line 400 bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400 / ...

$38 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 66.9 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport 66.9 miles

$180 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The distance between Canterbury and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canterbury station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Canterbury West and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Canterbury, England and London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England?

You can take a train from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury West to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Canterbury East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Canterbury West to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Thameslink
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Tonbridge to Redhill
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Canterbury to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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