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

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Train Southeastern  •  2 h 7 min

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

$40 - $68

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre (Restaurant) 007 / ...

$19 - $24

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 33 min

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

$34 - $54

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...

$25

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) 48.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) 48.6 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Gillingham (Station) 48.6 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station). However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Gillingham (Station) is 34 miles. The road distance is 48.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station), including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs £19 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre (Restaurant) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) is 49 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station).

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There are 327+ hotels available in Gillingham (Station). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station).
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  • Distance: 34.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) via London Victoria, Rainham (Kent), and Rainham, The White Horse (The Cricketers PH) in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station) via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre (Restaurant)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gillingham (Station)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Gillingham (Station)
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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