There are 8 ways to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train via St Pancras International  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport

$32 - $45

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Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom to Victoria 762 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gatwick Airport London South National Express

$22 - $25

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

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

$35 - $68

Train #2  •  2 h 18 min

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

$30 - $51

Bus, line 466 bus, line 400 bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Derry Downs, High Street Carlton Parade
  2. Take the line 466 bus from Addington Village Interchange to Caterham, Westway Common 466
  3. Take the line 400 bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal 400

$23

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 44.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from Strood to London Gatwick Airport 44.5 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom and arriving at Gatwick Airport London South via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Strood and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Strood and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 32 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, depart from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom station.

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

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The best way to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £20 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Gatwick Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via St Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Victoria and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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 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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
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
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
Bus operators
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
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
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Derry Downs, High Street Carlton Parade
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to Caterham, Westway Common
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Caterham, Westway Common to Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Strood to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Ave. Duration
46 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
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Strood to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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