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

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

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

Thameslink
21:191h13
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:32London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:05London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:160h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:15London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
11:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
Thameslink
21:191h13
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:32London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
Thameslink
11:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:05London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
Thameslink
08:160h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:15London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes

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

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

59 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

38 km

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

Thameslink
11:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
12:05London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:060h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:05London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
08:160h59
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:15London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
21:191h13
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
22:32London Waterloo (WAT)
£201One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) cover the 24 miles long route taking on average 59 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £20.

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

For as little as £19 you can travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) with Thameslink and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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 London Waterloo (WAT) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 36 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Southern frequency: 11 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) can start from as little as £20 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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.
The train time to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is on average 59 min   for the 24 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 06: 16. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 21: 36.
There are 11 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT), you can count on Thameslink or Southern for the best way to get you to London Waterloo (WAT). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 36.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to London Waterloo (WAT) by train is February.
You have options as you can travel to London Waterloo (WAT) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 2 different ways: train or coach.

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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