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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$54 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$26 - $32

3 alternative options

Line 119 bus, train  •  3 h 10 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 Chestfield & Swalecliffe

$42 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay 72.9 miles

$15 - $23

Towncar  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Herne Bay 72.9 miles

$190 - $280

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay via London Victoria in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 5 h 28 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Herne Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Bromley South to Chestfield & Swalecliffe
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Herne Bay
Estimated price
$190 - $280

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Herne Bay is 93 km. The road distance is 117 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay is to drive which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £11 - £17.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Herne Bay via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London and arriving at Herne Bay, Queen's Roundabout south (Shops) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Herne Bay, including transfers.