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

Mon, 20 May
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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR)

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:060h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:21East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
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Southern
08:020h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:18East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:160h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:31East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
08:010h32
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:33East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southern
08:130h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Thameslink
08:010h32
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:33East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Southern
08:020h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:18East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:21East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Southern
08:130h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:160h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:31East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:180h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:45East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes

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

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

25 km

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

Fastest
Thameslink
08:060h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:21East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Thameslink
08:160h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:31East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Southern
08:130h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:020h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:18East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:180h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:45East Croydon (ECR)
£81One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance15 miles
durationAverage train duration14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 49 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouthern or Thameslink

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) cover the 15 miles long journey taking on average 14 min with our travel partners like Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 50 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 Gatwick Airport and arrive in East Croydon.

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

You can travel by train between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and East Croydon (ECR) with Thameslink and Southern for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 East Croydon (ECR) with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Southern frequency: 22 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) 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 East Croydon (ECR).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) is £6; 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 East Croydon (ECR) is on average 14 min   for the 15 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to East Croydon (ECR) 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 East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 08: 16. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 23: 35.
There are 50 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) which require at least one change with Southern or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to East Croydon (ECR) you can take a train with Southern or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and East Croydon (ECR) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 35.

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 East Croydon, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

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

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