Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX)

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Cheapest

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

Thameslink
02:46AM0h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:36AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
03:49PM1h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
04:49PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
10:16AM0h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:05AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
11:46AM0h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
08:49AM1h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:50AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26
Thameslink
11:46AM0h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
0 transfers
Thameslink
08:49AM1h01
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:50AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
0 transfers
Thameslink
12:49PM1h03
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
01:52PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
0 transfers
Thameslink
03:49PM1h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
04:49PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
0 transfers
Thameslink
10:16AM0h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:05AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX)

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

49 m

Average

54 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

39 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for London Charing Cross (CHX) every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thameslink
10:16AM0h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:05AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
04:16PM0h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
05:05PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$291One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
02:46AM0h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:36AMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
11:46AM0h52
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:38PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
02:16PM0h55
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
03:11PMLondon Charing Cross (CHX)
$291One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX)

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
durationAverage train duration43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€24)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) cover the 24 miles (39 km) long journey taking on average 43 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $27 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in London Charing Cross.

Train companies: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) trains

Travel to London Charing Cross (CHX) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) from $18 (€16) with Omio’s train partners Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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.

Thameslink from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) train information:

  • Average Duration: 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $18

FAQs: Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX)

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) can start from as little as $18 (€16) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) is $27 (€24); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) train time is 43 min   covering the 24 mile (39 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) leaves at 4: 41 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) leaves at 11: 42 PM.
For the trip from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) you can take a train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and London Charing Cross (CHX) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 42 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Charing Cross, located 0.3 miles (546 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London Charing Cross (CHX) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing with a journey time of 43 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to London Charing Cross (CHX) is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and London Charing Cross (CHX) including taking a train or bus.

Trains departing from 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.

Trains arriving to London Charing Cross

Distance from London Charing Cross to city center
Distance from London Charing Cross to city center
0.3 miles (546 m)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
Amenities at station
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: 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: Yes, the station is all on one level and all platforms are reachable by disabled passengers. | Accessible public telephones: On the central passage in the main concourse | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located outside the front of the station | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: On the concourse in front of the ticket office. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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