There are 7 ways to get from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  1 h 28 min

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

$34 - $61

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, line 291 bus, line 400 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the line 291 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to East Grinstead Station 291
  3. Take the line 400 bus from East Grinstead Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$22 - $27

5 alternative options

Train, line 119 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119

$26 - $37

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport

$28 - $47

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.5 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.5 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport 45.5 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Chatham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 34 miles. The road distance is 45.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Chatham, Southill Road Laundry and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and East Grinstead Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 33.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and East Grinstead Station in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Chatham to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Royal Star Arcade to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to East Grinstead Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead Station to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chatham to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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