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

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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

$34 - $66

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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

$26 - $38

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Train Thameslink  •  1 h 50 min

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

$28 - $48

Line 155 bus, line 7 bus, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Rochester, Star Hill (Star Inn) to Maidstone, The Cannon 155
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station 291

$27

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

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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 48 min.

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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 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Rochester, Star Hill (Star Inn) and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Maidstone, The Cannon, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Three Bridges Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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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 1 h 19 min.

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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 1 h 19 min and costs £25 - £55.

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

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Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Rochester, Star Hill (Star Inn) station.

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

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The best way to get from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs £25 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 155 bus and line 7 bus and bus, which costs £21 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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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: 1 h 19 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Maidstone, The Cannon, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Three Bridges Station in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochester to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Rochester to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Bridge
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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 Rochester to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
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
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rochester, Star Hill (Star Inn) to Maidstone, The Cannon
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Maidstone, The Cannon to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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
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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Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Three Bridges 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 48 min to drive from Rochester to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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