There are 4 ways to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

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

$45 - $81

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Line 333 bus, line 7 bus, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 333 bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station 333
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Chequers Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 7 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Three Bridges Station 291

$35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 65.9 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a town car from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport 65.9 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Whitstable, Harbour Street (Albert Street) and arriving at Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal via Faversham, Railway Station, Chequers Bus Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial and Three Bridges Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). However, there are services departing from Whitstable and arriving at Gatwick Airport via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Whitstable and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 54 miles. The road distance is 65.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), including transfers.

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Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Faversham, Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can line 333 bus and line 7 bus and bus, which costs £27 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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  • Distance: 53.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via London Victoria in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) via Faversham, Railway Station (Co-op), Faversham, Railway Station, Chequers Bus Station, Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial, and Three Bridges Station in around 5 h 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Faversham, Railway Station to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Three Bridges Station.

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Whitstable 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 Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Whitstable to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

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