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

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Train  •  2 h 21 min

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

$51 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Margate to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 33 min

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

$57 - $80

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

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 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 Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 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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The best way to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Margate station.

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Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Margate station.

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The best way to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 69.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

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 London Victoria in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
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
Train from Margate to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Thameslink
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Margate to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London 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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Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Gatwick Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Margate to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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