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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

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

Thameslink
05:201h19
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:39London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
04:411h28
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:09London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:181h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:40London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:361h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:45London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
15:461h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:00London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
Thameslink
15:461h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:00London Waterloo East (WAE)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:361h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:45London Waterloo East (WAE)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:181h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:40London Waterloo East (WAE)
0 changes
Thameslink
05:201h19
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:39London Waterloo East (WAE)
0 changes
Thameslink
04:411h28
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:09London Waterloo East (WAE)
0 changes

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE)

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 9 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

39 km

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

Thameslink
08:361h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:45London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
15:461h14
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
17:00London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
05:201h19
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:39London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:181h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:40London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
04:411h28
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
06:09London Waterloo East (WAE)
£201One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE)

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) cover the 24 miles long trip taking on average 44 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £21, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in London Waterloo East.

Train providers: Thameslink and Southern trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE)

Find the best trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) with Omio's travel partners Thameslink and Southern from £23. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.

Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33
  • Thameslink frequency: 23 a day

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) 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 Waterloo East (WAE).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) is £21; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) is 44 min   to travel the 24 mile long route, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) leaves at 17: 06.
There are 50 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) which require at least one change with Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE), you can count on Thameslink or Southern for the best way to get you to London Waterloo East (WAE). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London Waterloo East (WAE) 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 London Waterloo East, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo East (WAE) by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London Waterloo East (WAE) 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 London Waterloo East

Distance from London Waterloo East to city center
Distance from London Waterloo East to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus alighting point in Sandell Street.
Amenities at station
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: newspapers
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
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: No | Step free access note: Category B1. This station has a degree of step-free access to the platform, which may be in both directions or in one direction only - please check details - Step free access to Waterloo East is only through use of lift at Waterloo Main. Ramps access to the platforms is steep. There is no ticket office. Full ticket office facilities available in Waterloo Main station. There is an entrance from Southwark underground station but this involves either steps or an escalator. There is also a step only access available from the Sandall Street entrance onto the overbridge connection between Waterloo East and Waterloo main stations. Taxis and direct road access only available from Waterloo main station which is connected via ramps and an overbridge to Waterloo East station. | Accessible public telephones: Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible | Accessible taxis: Accessible Black Cabs are available from the taxi rank adjacent to the Cab Road exit from Waterloo Main station. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: On overbridge from Waterloo Main station | 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: No

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