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

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Train  •  1h 50m

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

$37 - $65

5 alternative options

Train, line 7 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Tonbridge station to Maidstone, Terrace Road 7

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3h 30m

  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 6 / ...

Taxi  •  48m

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48m

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

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48m

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

$140 - $210

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

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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 48m.

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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 1h 50m.

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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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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 3h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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 1h 50m. 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 3h 30m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
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
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $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 station to Maidstone, Terrace Road
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Maidstone
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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