There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 26 min

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

$55 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Canterbury Londres > Canterbury > Douvres > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$17 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 119 bus, train  •  2 h 32 min

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

$41 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East 69 miles

$14 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Canterbury East 69 miles

$200 - $280

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East via London Victoria in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Canterbury in around 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Bromley South to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Canterbury East
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Canterbury East is 87 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Canterbury East via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Canterbury via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury East, including transfers.

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