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

Mon, 20 May
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Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
07:580h58
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
06:451h04
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
06:151h03
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:18Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
07:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Gatwick Express
05:581h02
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
06:151h03
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:18Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Gatwick Express
06:281h02
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
06:451h04
London Kings Cross (KGX)
07:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Gatwick Express
07:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:200h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:19Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Gatwick Express
07:330h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:30Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:390h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:500h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
07:580h58
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Gatwick Express
08:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:090h59
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:08Gatwick 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

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

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

41 km

To travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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
Fastest
Gatwick Express
07:030h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:00Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£371One-way
1 change
Fastest
Southern
07:280h57
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£291One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance25 miles
durationAverage train duration57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 25 miles long journey taking on average 57 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £28.

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

Buy your official Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express train tickets between London Kings Cross (KGX) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from £27 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular 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 Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30
  • Thameslink frequency: 35 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 57 min   to travel the 25 mile long journey, 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 19: 53.
Yes, there are 26 direct trains a day from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW), you can count on Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express for the best way to get you to London Gatwick Airport (LGW). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between London Kings Cross (KGX) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 53.
A day trip to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from London Kings Cross (KGX) is worth doing with a journey time of 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from London Kings Cross (KGX) including taking a 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.

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