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

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings

$30 - $50

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station 201
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne, Hippodrome (Queens Gardens)
  3. Take the bus from Eastbourne, Pier (Queens Gardens) to Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre)

$26 - $28

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Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings 48.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings 48.9 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Hastings 48.9 miles

$150 - $210

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Hastings. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre) via Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) and Eastbourne, Pier (Queens Gardens). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Hastings. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Hastings is 38 miles. The road distance is 48.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs .

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Hastings takes 1 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings 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 Hastings is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, arrive at Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre) station.

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings via Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station, Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB), Eastbourne, Hippodrome (Queens Gardens), and Eastbourne, Pier (Queens Gardens) in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, North Street (Lloyds TSB) to Eastbourne, Hippodrome (Queens Gardens)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne, Pier (Queens Gardens) to Hastings, Pier (White Rock Theatre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Hastings
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings is 49 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Hastings.

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