Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) train

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

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
08:181h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:30London Waterloo (WAT)
£211One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:491h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:00London Waterloo (WAT)
£211One-way
1 change
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Thameslink
08:060h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:05London Waterloo (WAT)
£211One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:460h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:45London Waterloo (WAT)
£211One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Thameslink
08:360h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:35London Waterloo (WAT)
£211One-way
1 change

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Southern
08:020h51
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:53London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:060h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:05London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
08:130h51
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:04London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:160h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:15London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:181h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:30London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
08:250h48
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:13London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
08:320h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:21London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:360h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:35London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
08:430h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:32London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:460h59
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:45London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Thameslink
08:491h11
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:00London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
08:550h53
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:48London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change
Southern
09:020h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:51London Waterloo (WAT)
1 change

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

56 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

39 km

To travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Southern
08:250h48
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:13London Waterloo (WAT)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:320h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:21London Waterloo (WAT)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:430h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:32London Waterloo (WAT)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
09:020h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:51London Waterloo (WAT)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:020h51
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:53London Waterloo (WAT)
£231One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) cover the 24 miles long trip taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train companies: Thameslink and Southern trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Buy your official Thameslink and Southern train tickets to London Waterloo (WAT) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £20 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular 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.

Thameslink from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) train information:

  • Average Duration: 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: £20

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) 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 (WAT).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) is £20; 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 Waterloo (WAT) train travel time is 59 min   for the 24 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 06: 36. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 22: 06.
There are 18 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) which require at least one change with Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) train with Thameslink or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to London Waterloo (WAT) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 06.

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, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Waterloo (WAT) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London Waterloo (WAT) 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

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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