There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 37 min

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

$33 - $46

Cheapest option

Line 400 bus, line 466 bus, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre 400
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange 466
  3. Take the bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)

$23

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$37 - $64

Train #2  •  2 h 10 min

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

$32 - $50

Train, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Frindsbury, Strood Fire Station 761 / ...

$28 - $37

Taxi  •  48 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

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

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48 min

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

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

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

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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 48 min.

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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 Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange, Derry Downs, Carlton Parade and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Strood via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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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 1 h 37 min and costs £25 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min 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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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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 St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood via Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre, Addington Village Interchange, Derry Downs, Carlton Parade, and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 4 h 23 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Strood
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Victoria to Rochester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from London Bridge to Rochester
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Frindsbury, Strood Fire Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Frindsbury, Harlech Close (Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Caterham, Douglas Brunton Day Centre to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Derry Downs, Carlton Parade to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Strood
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Strood
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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