There are 6 ways to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, 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 19 min

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

$35 - $67

Cheapest option

Train, line 119 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  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

$27 - $68

4 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Gatwick Airport

$30 - $41

Taxi  •  48 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

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

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  48 min

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

$150 - $210

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 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochester to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Rochester to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rochester to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley South Station to East Croydon Rail Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
48 min
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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochester and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 53 km. The road distance is 73 km.

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

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

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 1 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.