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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 46 min

$45 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. 291
  2. 7 / ...

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. 715 / ...

$30 - $42

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. 51.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. 51.1 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. 51.1 miles

$160 - $220

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham via London Victoria in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone Town Centre, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), and Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Rainham, Bloors Lane (Footbridge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thekingsferry.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
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone Town Centre, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Rainham
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rainham is 58 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs £100 - £130.

No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Rainham (Kent) via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Rainham, The Green Lion (C of E Church) via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone Town Centre, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham, including transfers.