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

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Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 22 min

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

$58 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Gatwick Airport South National Express

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$51 - $90

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 81.7 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take a town car from Margate to London Gatwick Airport 81.7 miles

$210 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Margate and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 69 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) and arriving at London Gatwick Airport South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Margate to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Margate to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Margate, Marine Terrace (Beach) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to London Gatwick Airport South
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Margate to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $290

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