London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

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Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Thameslink
12:02AM0h46
London Blackfriars (BFR)
12:48AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Thameslink
12:32AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:22AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Thameslink
01:02AM0h54
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Thameslink
02:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
03:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Thameslink
01:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
02:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 13
Thameslink
12:02AM0h46
London Blackfriars (BFR)
12:48AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Thameslink
12:32AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:22AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Thameslink
01:02AM0h54
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Thameslink
01:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
02:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers
Thameslink
02:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
03:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

Showing times and prices for Jul 13

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

50 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

40 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London Blackfriars (BFR) for Gatwick Airport (GTW) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Thameslink
12:02AM0h46
London Blackfriars (BFR)
12:48AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
12:32AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:22AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
02:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
03:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
01:40AM0h50
London Blackfriars (BFR)
02:30AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Thameslink
01:02AM0h54
London Blackfriars (BFR)
01:56AMGatwick Airport (GTW)
$181One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
durationAverage train duration35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 37 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express

Trains from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) cover the 24 miles (39 km) long trip taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from London Blackfriars and arrive in Gatwick Airport.

Train providers: Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) trains

Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express trains will get you between London Blackfriars (BFR) and Gatwick Airport (GTW) from $11 (€9). 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.

Thameslink from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train information:

  • Average Duration: 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11
  • Thameslink frequency: 50 a day

FAQs: Trains from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Blackfriars (BFR) 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 Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) can start from as little as $11 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) is $20 (€17); 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 Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train time is 35 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 London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 5: 34 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) leaves at 11: 32 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) without having to change trains with Thameslink. There are 37 direct trains from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) train with Thameslink, Southern or Gatwick Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Blackfriars (BFR) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 32 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Blackfriars, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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.

A day trip to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Blackfriars (BFR) is worth doing with a journey time of 35 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Blackfriars (BFR) to Gatwick Airport (GTW) by train is March.
You have options as you can travel to Gatwick Airport (GTW) from London Blackfriars (BFR) 2 different ways: bus or train.

Trains departing from London Blackfriars

Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
Distance from London Blackfriars to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: YES
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Newsagent
Dining
Dining
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 level access to all platforms iva lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All Thameslink 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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