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

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)

£25 - £57

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Bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Greenhithe, station X80
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station 700 - Sapphire

£3 - £5

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Bus, train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Greenhithe, station X80
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Gillingham (Kent)

£7 - £18

Train via London  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gillingham (Kent)

£24 - £57

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham 50.6 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham 50.6 miles

£8 - £13

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Gillingham 50.6 miles

£120 - £170

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 2h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Gillingham station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station and arriving at Waterfront Bus Station via Greenhithe, station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Gillingham is 35 miles. The road distance is 50.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £25 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, depart from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £25 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 2h 2m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham via London Victoria in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham via Greenhithe, station and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 2h 2m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£16 - £24
1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£7 - £10
1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from London Bridge to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£15 - £22
1st Class
£21 - £35
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£7 - £9
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from London Bridge to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £19
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Phone
01708 86 56 56
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Greenhithe, station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Ensign Bus
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Henfield Private Hire
Phone
+44 7825 794 634
Website
henfieldprivatehire.co.uk
Gatwick Cars
Phone
+44 1293 550 000
Website
taxis.gatwickairport.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Gillingham
Estimated price
£120 - £170

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Waterfront Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham is 51 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham.

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