London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 24 Jun

Cheapest

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

Thameslink
16:450h49
London Charing Cross (CHX)
17:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
17:450h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
18:35Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
01:400h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
02:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
01:020h54
London Charing Cross (CHX)
01:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Southern
09:520h57
London Charing Cross (CHX)
10:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 24 June
Southern
09:520h57
London Charing Cross (CHX)
10:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
16:450h49
London Charing Cross (CHX)
17:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
01:020h54
London Charing Cross (CHX)
01:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
01:400h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
02:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
17:450h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
18:35Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes

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Train times from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 24 Jun

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

51 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

39 km

Of the 7 trains that leave London Charing Cross (CHX) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
08:060h48
London Charing Cross (CHX)
08:54Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
16:450h49
London Charing Cross (CHX)
17:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
01:400h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
02:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
17:450h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
18:35Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£211One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
02:400h50
London Charing Cross (CHX)
03:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 24 miles long trip taking on average 29 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £22, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from London Charing Cross and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train companies: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains will get you between London Charing Cross (CHX) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £15. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

FAQs: London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £22; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train travel time is 29 min   for the 24 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 23: 31.
For the best London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London Charing Cross (CHX) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 31.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Charing Cross, which is located around 0.3 miles (546 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gatwick Airport, located 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Charing Cross (CHX) is worth doing with a journey time of 29 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Charing Cross (CHX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London Charing Cross (CHX) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from London Charing Cross

Distance from London Charing Cross to city center
Distance from London Charing Cross to city center
0.3 miles (546 m)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: 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: Yes, the station is all on one level and all platforms are reachable by disabled passengers. | Accessible public telephones: On the central passage in the main concourse | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located outside the front of the station | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: On the concourse in front of the ticket office. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to 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.

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