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There are 3 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island by train, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Havant

£15 - £45

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Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Havant 56.1 miles

£8 - £13

Towncar  •  1h 4m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Havant 56.1 miles

£30 - £120

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island by train

The train journey time between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Thorney Island is around 1h 12m and covers a distance of around 52 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 7m. Operated by Southern Service, the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island train service departs from Gatwick Airport and arrives in Havant. Typically 186 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 12m
Fastest train time:
1h 7m
Train distance:
52 miles
Trains per week:
186
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:56
Last train departs at:
22:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island train schedules

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) → Thorney Island
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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Havant. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Thorney Island is 41 miles. The road distance is 56.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs £15 - £45.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Havant takes 1h 11m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Havant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Thorney Island.
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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Thorney Island, West Sussex, England?

Southern Service operates a train from Gatwick Airport to Havant hourly. Tickets cost £15 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

Train operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Havant
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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