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

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Train Southeastern  •  1h 43m

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

$34 - $61

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Train Thameslink  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Rochester

$29 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Redhill Bus Station 100 - Fastway / ...
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station 774

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood 46.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood 46.4 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Strood 46.4 miles

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and arriving at Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue via Redhill Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Strood is 32 miles. The road distance is 46.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £25 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood bus services, operated by Metrobus, depart from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £25 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 43m.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood bus services, operated by London General, arrive at Bluewater, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood via London Victoria, Rochester, and Rochester, station in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood via Redhill Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 3h 43m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Rochester
Ave. Duration
42m
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 London Blackfriars to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk
London General
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Strood
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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