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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Southeastern  •  1 h 24 min

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

$34 - $61

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, train  •  1 h 32 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 Rochester

$27 - $37

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Rochester

$29 - $40

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester 47.7 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester 47.7 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Rochester 47.7 miles

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Rochester via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Rochester is 33 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £25 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester is 48 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester via London Victoria in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rochester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Bromley South to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Rochester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $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
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Rochester
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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