London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

Fri, 31 May
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Cheap train tickets from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

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Cheapest

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

Thameslink
11:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
12:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£431One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
10:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
11:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£451One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 31 May
Thameslink
11:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
12:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes
Thameslink
10:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
11:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
0 changes

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Train times from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

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Fastest Journey

1 h 29 m

Average

1 h 29 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

82 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London Luton Airport (LUA) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
11:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
12:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£431One-way
0 changes
Thameslink
10:051h29
London Luton Airport (LUA)
11:34Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£451One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance50 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink

Trains from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 50 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like Thameslink. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from London Luton Airport and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Thameslink trains London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Thameslink trains will get you from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £63. 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 Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: £63
  • Thameslink frequency: 37 a day

FAQs: London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Luton Airport (LUA) 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 Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
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Cheap train tickets from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £40; 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 Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is 1 h 29 min   to travel the 50 mile long route, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 08: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 11: 05.
There are 50 trains a day from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) you can take a train with Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Luton Airport, which is located around 27.8 miles (44.8 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 to travel from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Luton Airport (LUA) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from London Luton Airport

Distance from London Luton Airport to city center
Distance from London Luton Airport to city center
27.8 miles (44.8 km)

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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