There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

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

$37 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h 7 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, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) 6 / ...

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Train, line 7 bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tonbridge Railway Station to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) 7

$21 - $31

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone 45.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone 45.7 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Maidstone 45.7 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Maidstone is 30 miles. The road distance is 45.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Maidstone East via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone via London Victoria in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone via Three Bridges, Three Bridges Station, and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tonbridge Railway Station to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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