London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) train

Fri, 21 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR)

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

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

Southern
17:430h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
17:58East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:21East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
14:020h31
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
14:33East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Southern
22:260h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:41East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:130h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Southern
22:260h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:41East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Southern
08:250h17
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:42East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Southern
08:130h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Thameslink
14:020h31
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
14:33East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes
Thameslink
16:020h31
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
16:33East Croydon (ECR)
0 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR)

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

19 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

25 km

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

Southern
22:260h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:41East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:130h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:28East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Southern
17:430h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
17:58East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h15
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:21East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:250h17
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:42East Croydon (ECR)
£71One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance15 miles
durationAverage train duration14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouthern or Thameslink

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) cover the 15 miles long route taking on average 14 min with our travel partners like Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4.

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

Southern and Thameslink trains will get you between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and East Croydon (ECR) from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: £4
  • Southern frequency: 11 a day

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) can start from as little as £4 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) is £7; 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 Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) train travel time is 14 min   for the 15 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 05: 06. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) leaves at 22: 34.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) without having to change trains with Southern or Thameslink. There are 25 direct trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) train with Southern or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to East Croydon (ECR) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 34.
A day trip to East Croydon (ECR) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing with a journey time of 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR) is October.
Yes, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to East Croydon (ECR).

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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