Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Cheapest

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

DB Southeastern
14:322h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:47Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
09:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
16:022h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:23Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
05:322h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:17Canterbury West (CBW)
£291One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
11:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:11Canterbury West (CBW)
£301One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 14 June
DB Southeastern
05:322h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:17Canterbury West (CBW)
0 changes
DB Southeastern
16:022h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:23Canterbury West (CBW)
0 changes
DB Southeastern
09:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Canterbury West (CBW)
0 changes
DB Southeastern
14:322h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:47Canterbury West (CBW)
0 changes
DB Southeastern
11:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:11Canterbury West (CBW)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW)

Showing times and prices for 14 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

87 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Canterbury West (CBW) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

DB Southeastern
14:322h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
16:47Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
16:022h21
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
18:23Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
09:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:11Canterbury West (CBW)
£281One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
11:322h39
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
14:11Canterbury West (CBW)
£301One-way
0 changes
DB Southeastern
05:322h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:17Canterbury West (CBW)
£291One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW)

distanceDistance54 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSoutheastern, Thameslink or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) cover the 54 miles long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Canterbury West.

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

Buy your official Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern train tickets between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Canterbury West (CBW) from £94 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £94
  • Southern frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) 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 West (CBW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) train travel time is 2 h 5 min   for the 54 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) leaves at 04: 32. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) leaves at 21: 30.
There are 16 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) which require at least one change with Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) train with Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Canterbury West (CBW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 30.

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 West, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Canterbury West (CBW) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Canterbury West (CBW) by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Canterbury West (CBW) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 West

Distance from Canterbury West to city center
Distance from Canterbury West to city center
1.5 miles (2.4 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt
Amenities at station
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: two within concourse. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Assistance/Help available from station staff from First to Last trains. | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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