Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

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Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
00:040h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
00:49London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
01:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
02:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
00:430h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
01:35London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
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Thameslink
02:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
Thameslink
00:040h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
00:49London Blackfriars (BFR)
0 changes
Thameslink
00:430h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
01:35London Blackfriars (BFR)
0 changes
Thameslink
01:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
02:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
0 changes
Thameslink
02:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

45 m

Average

49 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

40 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for London Blackfriars (BFR) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
00:040h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
00:49London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
01:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
02:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
02:460h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:36London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
00:430h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
01:35London Blackfriars (BFR)
£181One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 49 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) cover the 24 miles long trip taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in London Blackfriars.

Train providers: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR)

Travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and London Blackfriars (BFR) from £9 with Omio’s train partners Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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.

Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: £28

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) 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 London Blackfriars (BFR).
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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) is £15; 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 London Blackfriars (BFR) train travel time is 35 min   for the 24 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) leaves at 07: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) leaves at 23: 35.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) without having to change trains with Thameslink. There are 49 direct trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to London Blackfriars (BFR) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 London Blackfriars, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London Blackfriars (BFR) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing with a journey time of 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Blackfriars (BFR) by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and London Blackfriars (BFR) 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 London Blackfriars

Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent
Dining
Dining
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 level access to all platforms iva lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Thameslink 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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