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

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
  2. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge

$20 - $34

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Bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$6 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  36m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Royal Tunbridge Wells 22.7 miles

$110 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via Redhill and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £15 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 31m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells 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 Royal Tunbridge Wells is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £15 - £27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £11 and takes 2h 4m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Tonbridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 23 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 18.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Redhill and Tonbridge in around 1h 31m. Alternatively, Metrobus operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $8
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Jayride
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Royal Tunbridge Wells
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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