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

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

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

$55 - $85

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Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$27 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus, line 334 bus, line 43 bus  •  6 h 8 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 Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  3. Take the line 334 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum) 334 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station 3X / ...
  5. Take the line 43 bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Sandwich, Guildhall 43 / ...

$41

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich 83.2 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Sandwich 83.2 miles

$210 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Sandwich, Guildhall via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Sandwich via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Sandwich is 66 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich, including transfers.

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich 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 Sandwich is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £25 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich.
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  • Distance: 65.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Sandwich via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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 Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sittingbourne, Forum Shopping Centre (Rear of Forum)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sittingbourne, Railway Station to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Sandwich, Guildhall
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Sandwich
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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