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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ramsgate

$55 - $79

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Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury National Express / ...

$21 - $26

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 100 - Fastway / ...
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Ramsgate

$42 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate 85.6 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ramsgate 85.6 miles

$210 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Ramsgate, Harbour via London Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Ramsgate via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ramsgate is 70 miles. The road distance is 85.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate.
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  • Distance: 69.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate via London Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 5 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Tonbridge to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ramsgate
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ramsgate.

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