London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury train

Fri, May 24
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southeastern
08:18AM2h53
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$471One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:22AM2h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$471One-way
3 transfers
Thameslink
08:18AM2h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$971One-way
1 transfer
Southeastern
08:06AM2h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$971One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 24
Southeastern
08:06AM2h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
2 transfers
Southeastern
08:18AM2h53
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
2 transfers
Thameslink
08:18AM2h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30AMCanterbury West (CBW)
1 transfer
Southeastern
08:22AM2h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 29 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

88 km

It's difficult to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Southeastern
08:06AM2h05
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$971One-way
2 transfers
Thameslink
08:18AM2h12
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:30AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$971One-way
1 transfer
Southeastern
08:22AM2h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$471One-way
3 transfers
Southeastern
08:18AM2h53
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:11AMCanterbury West (CBW)
$471One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern, Thameslink or Southern

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury cover the 55 miles (88 km) long route taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $41 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€32).

Train companies: Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury trains

For as little as $37 (€32) you can travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury with Southeastern, Thameslink and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.

Train information from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $131
  • Thameslink frequency: 16 a day

FAQs: Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury 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 Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury can start from as little as $37 (€32) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury is $41 (€36); 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 Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury train travel time is 2 h 6 min   for the 55 mile (88 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury leaves at 7: 01 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury leaves at 10: 00 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury which require at least one change with Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury you can take a train with Southeastern, Thameslink or Southern. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 00 PM.
A trip to Canterbury from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Canterbury is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Canterbury including taking a train or bus.

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