There are 7 ways to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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

$36 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Westminster Cathedral Victoria Station 715 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$26 - $29

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Train Thameslink  •  2 h 4 min

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

$30 - $51

Line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 8 min

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

$26

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Rainham, Roberts Road and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Chequers Bus Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Three Bridges Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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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.

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The distance between Rainham and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 36 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £27 - £55.

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

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Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chequers Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rainham to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Maidstone, King Street (Boots), Chequers Bus Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Three Bridges Station in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
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 London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Westminster Cathedral Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
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 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
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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