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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Southeastern  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport

$38 - $70

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport

$32 - $44

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 49.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 49.4 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport 49.4 miles

$150 - $220

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

You can take a train from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rainham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 58 km. The road distance is 79 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs £100 - £120.

No, there is no direct train from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.