Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) train

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE)

distanceDistance54 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern, Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) cover the 54 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Southeastern, Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Canterbury East.

Train companies: Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE)

Buy your official Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern train tickets between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Canterbury East (CBE) from £58 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: £74
  • Southern frequency: 15 a day

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE).
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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) can start from as little as £60 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) is £62; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Canterbury East (CBE) is on average 2 h 14 min   for the 54 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Canterbury East (CBE) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) leaves at 08: 13. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) leaves at 08: 26.
There are 16 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE) which require at least one change with Southeastern, Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury East (CBE), you can count on Southeastern, Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express for the best way to get you to Canterbury East (CBE). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Canterbury East (CBE) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Canterbury East, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

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

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to Canterbury East

Distance from Canterbury East to city center
Distance from Canterbury East to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement bus stop in Station Road East, opposite the station entrance.
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point | Helpline Contact: 0345 322 7021 or Text relay 18001 0345 322 7021 Freephone 0800 783 4524 or Text Relay 18001 0800 783 4524 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Category A. This station has step free access to all platforms - Access to all platforms and interchange via lifts and stairs. | Accessible public telephones: Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available to book | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: The Ticket Vending Machines' can only be accessed when the station building is open as they are in the booking hall | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: No

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