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  •  1 h 50 min

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

$37 - $65

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Train, line 7 bus  •  2 h 2 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

$20 - $31

4 alternative options

Line 400 bus, line 291 bus, line 7 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) 400
  2. Take the line 291 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) 6 / ...

$21

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

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) via East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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

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

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

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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 1 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 400 bus and line 291 bus and line 7 bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone, Terrace Road (White Rock Place) station.

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

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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: 1 h 50 min

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 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone via East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) and Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial in around 3 h.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
32 min
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
30 min
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 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.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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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Maidstone.

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