There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station 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 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)

$35 - $63

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 291 bus, line 7 bus, line 130 bus  •  4 h 8 min

  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, Mill Street (Palace Avenue) 7 / ...
  4. Take the line 130 bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rainham, The Green Lion (C of E Church) 130 / ...

$23 - $30

5 alternative options

Line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station 119
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Rainham (Kent)

$28 - $47

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)

$29 - $50

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station 51.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station 51.6 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Rainham Station 51.6 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rainham Station is 37 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Rainham, The Green Lion (C of E Church) via East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road), Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station. 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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station.
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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station via London Victoria in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station via East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road), Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, Maidstone, Mill Street (Palace Avenue), Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street), and Rainham, The Green Lion (C of E Church) in around 4 h 8 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 - $23
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 - $23
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Bromley South to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from London Bridge to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
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
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, Pudding Lane (Medway Street) to Rainham, The Green Lion (C of E Church)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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, Mill Street (Palace Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rainham Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Rainham Station
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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