East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

18 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

25 km

Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to start from $4 with an average ticket price of $8.

The fastest train from East Croydon (ECR) to takes 15m in comparison to an average duration of 18m and covers a distance of 25 km.

9 trains that leave East Croydon (ECR) for every day with 9 travelling directly.

Southern
05:23PM0h15
East Croydon (ECR)
05:38PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$41One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:23AM0h15
East Croydon (ECR)
08:38AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
04:49PM0h15
East Croydon (ECR)
05:04PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Southern
11:34PM0h19
East Croydon (ECR)
11:53PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$91One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
06:20PM0h15
East Croydon (ECR)
06:35PMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
durationAverage train duration14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThameslink or Southern

Trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 15 miles (24 km) long route taking on average 14 min with our travel partners like Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $8 (€7), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Thameslink and Southern from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) trains

You can travel by train between East Croydon (ECR) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) with Thameslink and Southern for as low as $4 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: $4
  • Thameslink frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

FAQs: Travel by train from East Croydon (ECR) 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 East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as $4 (€4) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is $8 (€7); 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) from East Croydon (ECR) is on average 14 min   for the 15 mile (24 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between East Croydon (ECR) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 4: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 11: 32 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) without having to change trains with Thameslink or Southern. There are 25 direct trains from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thameslink or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between East Croydon (ECR) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 32 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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.

A day trip to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from East Croydon (ECR) is worth doing with a journey time of 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from East Croydon (ECR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is September.
Yes, you can take a train between East Croydon (ECR) and Gatwick Airport (GTW).

Trains departing from East Croydon

Distance from East Croydon to city center
Distance from East Croydon to city center
1 mile (1.6 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Davis cars
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: This is a Category A station: This station has step-free access to all platforms. Lifts to overbridge from all platforms and side entrance. Long steep ramps to platforms from main entrance. (over 1: 10 gradient). Assistance Meeting Point is the Information Point on station concourse. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Wheelchairs available open hours: Wheelchairs may only be available when the station is staffed | 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 (1 km)
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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