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There are 5 ways to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  1. Take the train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport

Line 99 bus, train

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road
  2. Take the train from Eastbourne to Gatwick Airport

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Drive

  1. Drive from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport

Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train

The train journey time between Hastings and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. Operated by Southern Service, the Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train service departs from Hastings and arrives in Gatwick Airport. Typically 106 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

106 Weekly Trains
1h 37m Average Duration
£16 Cheapest Price
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Hastings → London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hastings and arriving at Gatwick Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Hastings and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 38 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £16 - £45.

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The train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Hastings station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

Southern Service operates a train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 37m.

Train operators
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Hastings to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £45
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£16 - £23
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Eastbourne to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£12 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£24 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South
Other operators
Taxi from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Town Trip Taxis
Phone
+44 1424 447 070
Website
towntrip.co.uk
Hastings Taxi Call
Phone
+44 1424 866 866
Website
taxishastings.com
Conquest Taxis
Phone
+44 1424 404 404
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hastings to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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