London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
08:420h43
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:240h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:030h46
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:120h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:450h53
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 22 April
Southern
08:030h46
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:120h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:240h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:420h43
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change
Southern
08:450h53
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
1 change

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

Showing times and prices for 22 Apr

Fastest Journey

43 m

Average

46 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

39 km

To travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Southern
08:420h43
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:25Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:240h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:08Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:120h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:56Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:030h46
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:49Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:450h53
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:38Gatwick Airport (GTW)
£231One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance24 miles
durationAverage train duration42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£22 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 27 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Bus or South Western Railway

Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 24 miles long journey taking on average 42 min with our travel partners like Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Bus or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train companies: Southern, Thameslink and Bus trains London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Southern, Thameslink and Bus trains will get you from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £21. 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 Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £21

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

FAQs: Travel by train from London Waterloo (WAT) 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 Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as £14 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is £22; 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 Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train travel time is 42 min   for the 24 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 04: 49. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 22: 21.
There are 51 trains a day from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) which require at least one change with Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Bus or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW), you can count on Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express, Bus or South Western Railway for the best way to get you to Gatwick Airport (GTW). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from 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 22: 21.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 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 Waterloo (WAT) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train is November.
You have options as you can travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Waterloo (WAT) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from 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

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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