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

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Train Thameslink  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gravesend

$25 - $43

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Train Gatwick Express  •  1h 59m

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

$31 - $57

Train via City Thameslink  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Gravesend

$26 - $36

Bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 100 - Fastway / ...
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station 774

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend 42.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend 42.1 miles

$9 - $13

Towncar  •  45m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Gravesend 42.1 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Gravesend, Garrick Street via Redhill Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Gravesend via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Gravesend is 30 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £18 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £18 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 28m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend via London Bridge in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend via Redhill Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 3h 28m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Bridge to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Train from London Victoria to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
London General
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Gravesend
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend bus services, operated by London General, arrive at Bluewater, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend is 42 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Gravesend.

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