There are 7 ways to get from Hastings 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  •  1 h 31 min

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. 747

$27 - $29

5 alternative options

Train via Haywards Heath  •  1 h 34 min

$33 - $56

Train, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. 291

$27 - $38

Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. 50.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. 50.6 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. 50.6 miles

$160 - $220

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

Southern operates a train from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout, Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA), and Brighton in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hastings to Haywards Heath
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, Railway Station to Three Bridges Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout to Brighton, Old Steine south (YMCA)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Sussex Cars Eastbourne
Phone
+44 1323 726726
Website
726726.co.uk
Mini Bus Taxi
Phone
+44 7944 422074
Website
airporttaxieastbourne.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hastings and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 61 km. The road distance is 81 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £100 - £130.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hastings and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Hastings, Pier and arriving at Gatwick Airport London via Eastbourne Town Centre, Memorial Roundabout and Brighton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

The train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport takes 1 h 31 min including transfers and departs three times a day.