East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:190h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:170h31
East Croydon (ECR)
08:48Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
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Southern
08:040h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southern
08:230h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southern
08:100h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEast Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Southern
08:040h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Southern
08:100h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:170h31
East Croydon (ECR)
08:48Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:190h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Southern
08:230h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Southern
08:270h39
East Croydon (ECR)
09:06Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes

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Train times from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

21 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

25 km

Of the 6 trains that leave East Croydon (ECR) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
08:190h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Southern
08:040h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Southern
08:230h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Southern
08:100h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:170h31
East Croydon (ECR)
08:48Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£71One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance15 miles
durationAverage train duration14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 15 miles long journey taking on average 14 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £3, but the average price of train tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Thameslink and Southern trains East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Buy your official Thameslink and Southern train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £7 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Train information from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Southern frequency: 15 a day

FAQs: East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £6; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train travel time is 14 min   for the 15 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 07: 19. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 23: 34.
There are 25 trains a day from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 34.

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gatwick Airport, located 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from East Croydon (ECR) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from East Croydon

Distance from East Croydon to city center
Distance from East Croydon to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Davis cars
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free access to all platforms. Lifts to overbridge from all platforms and side entrance. Long steep ramps to platforms from main entrance. (over 1: 10 gradient). Assistance Meeting Point is the Information Point on station concourse. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

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