London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

Tue, 23 Apr
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews
  • On this page:
  • Cheapest trains
  • Schedules
  • Compare prices
  • Fastest trains
  • Route overview
  • Companies
  • FAQs

Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
08:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Gatwick Express
08:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change
Thameslink
08:041h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:04Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change
Gatwick Express
08:330h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Gatwick Express
08:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Thameslink
08:041h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:04Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Thameslink
08:141h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:14Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Gatwick Express
08:330h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train or coach

Wed
24 Apr
Thu
25 Apr
Fri
26 Apr
Sat
27 Apr
Sun
28 Apr
Mon
29 Apr
Tue
30 Apr
Wed
01 May
Thu
02 May
Fri
03 May
Sat
04 May
Sun
05 May
Mon
06 May
Tue
07 May
Wed
08 May
Thu
09 May
Fri
10 May
Sat
11 May
Sun
12 May
Mon
13 May
Tue
14 May

Train times from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

42 km

To travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Gatwick Express
08:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change
Fastest
Southern
08:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Fastest
Gatwick Express
08:330h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change
Southern
08:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Thameslink
08:041h00
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:04Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance25 miles
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 25 miles long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from London Kings Cross and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Buy your official Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express train tickets to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Kings Cross (KGX) from £12 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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.

Train information from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 44 min
  • Cheapest Price: £12
  • Thameslink frequency: 35 a day

FAQs: London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) 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 Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £28; 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 London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is 55 min   to travel the 25 mile long trip, with around there are 35 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 06: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 21: 31.
There are 35 trains a day from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train to buy, 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 Kings Cross (KGX) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 31.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Kings Cross, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) 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.

The cheapest month for a train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is December.
You have options as you can travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Kings Cross (KGX) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.2 miles (3.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 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 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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.

More options for your journey from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

Most popular trains, buses, flights and ferries to and from Gatwick Airport (GTW) and London Kings Cross (KGX)

HomeTrainsLondon Kings Cross (KGX) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers