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

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Train Southeastern  •  1h 22m

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

$34 - $61

Cheapest option

Train, line 119 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station 119 / ...

$26 - $37

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rochester to City Thameslink
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Gatwick Airport

$29 - $44

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 45.8 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48m

  1. Take a town car from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport 45.8 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Rochester and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 33 miles. The road distance is 45.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs £25 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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

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Rochester 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 Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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Map of how to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

You can take a train from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 1h 22m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochester to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Rochester to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Rochester to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rochester to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
48m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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