Gatwick Airport Trains

Trains At Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Express trainGatwick Railway Station is in the South Terminal and has more than 900 services daily to and from all parts of the UK. The rail station can be accessed from the North Terminal via a transit train link.

Rail information and ticket desks can be found in the arrivals areas of both the North  and South Terminals. 

Telephone National Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50 for more details or visit

Trains at London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick trainsFollowing are details for the main train services which operate from Gatwick Airport railway station.

Click on the links for the rail operators to obtain the most up to date details of fares and timetables and to make a reservation online:

Service Route Timings
Gatwick Express Non-stop service to Victoria Station, London which takes 30 minutes and costs £16.90 single £28.80 return. 04:35, 05:20 then every 15 mins at 05 - 20 - 35 - 50 minutes past each hour until last service 01:35 .
Southern Railway Southwards to Brighton, Eastbourne, Portsmouth and Southampton. Services operate Northwards to London Victoria via East Croydon and Clapham Junction and to London Bridge via East Croydon variable - check website
First Capital Connect  Brighton (via Mid Sussex) and to Bedford via East Croydon, London Bridge, St Pancras International and Luton. There are services to King's Lynn, Peterborough and Cambridge from St Pancras International. Runs every 15 minutes
First Great Western Reading via Redhill, Reigate, Betchworth, Dorking Deepdeene, Dorking West, Gomshall, Chilworth, Shalford, Guildford, Wanborough, Ash, North Camp, Farnborough North, Blackwater, Sandhurst, Crowthorne, Wokingham, Winnersh, Winnersh Triangle & Earley. Change at Guildford for Portsmouth and at Reading for Oxford Trains leave Gatwick Mon-Fri 05:15-23:18 once or twice an hour. Slightly less frequently at weekend
Southeastern Railway Gatwick to Strood via Redhill, Nutfield, Godstone, Edenbridge, Penshurst, Leigh (Kent), Tonbridge, Paddock Wood, Beltring, Yalding, Wateringbury, East Farleigh, Maidstone West, Maidstone Barracks, Aylesford, New Hythe, Snodland, Halling & Cuxton
Virgin Trains Cross country service to various destinations including Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh


Train journey times from London Gatwick Airport


From Gatwick to:
Journey Time
Birmingham 3 hours 15 minutes
Brighton 25 minutes
Clapham Junction 25 minutes
East Croydon 15 minutes
Eastbourne 50 minutes
King's Cross 30 minutes
London Bridge 30 minutes
London Victoria 30 minutes
Luton 1 hour 15 minutes
Reading 1 hour 40 minutes
Tunbridge Wells 45 minutes


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