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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$37 - $65

Cheapest option

Line 7 bus, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tonbridge, Quarry Hill Parade 7
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Redhill

$20 - $32

4 alternative options

Line 7 bus, bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station 291

$20

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 41.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport 41.4 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidstone station to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Maidstone West Railway Station and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Three Bridges Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Maidstone and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs £28 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Maidstone West Railway Station.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Three Bridges Station in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Tonbridge to Redhill
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tonbridge, Quarry Hill Parade
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone West Railway Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Maidstone to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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