There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)

$37 - $65

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Bus, line 7 bus, line 130 bus  •  4 h 38 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, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 130 bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rainham, Roberts Road 130

$27

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)

$31 - $51

Train, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Rainham, Roberts Road 715 / ...

$31 - $40

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham 51.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham 51.1 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Rainham 51.1 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 53 min.

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

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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, Roberts Road via Three Bridges Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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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 44 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rainham is 36 miles. The road distance is 51.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Three Bridges Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham 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 Rainham is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 7 bus and line 130 bus, which costs £21 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Rainham, Roberts Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nu-Venture
Website
nu-venture.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rainham, Roberts Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
nu-venture.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
$150 - $220

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham bus services, operated by Nu-Venture, arrive at Rainham, Roberts Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham is 51 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham.

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