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

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Cheap train tickets and times from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing times and prices for Apr 22

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

43 m

Average

46 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

38 km

Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to start from $27 with an average ticket price of $28.

The fastest train from London Waterloo (WAT) to takes 43m in comparison to an average duration of 46m and covers a distance of 38 km.

4 trains that leave London Waterloo (WAT) for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Southern
08:24AM0h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:08AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$271One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:42AM0h43
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:25AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$281One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:12AM0h44
London Waterloo (WAT)
08:56AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$291One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:45AM0h53
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:38AMLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW)
$291One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance24 miles (38 km)
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, Thameslink or South Western Railway

Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 24 miles (38 km) long route taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Southern, Thameslink or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€17).

Train providers: Southern, Thameslink and South Western Railway from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) trains

For as little as $27 (€24) you can travel by train between London Waterloo (WAT) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with Southern, Thameslink and South Western Railway. 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.

Thameslink from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train information:

  • Average Duration: 34 min
  • Cheapest Price: $44
  • Thameslink frequency: 26 a day

FAQs: Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as $19 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is $28 (€25); 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train time is 41 min   covering the 24 mile (38 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 Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 6: 33 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 5: 40 PM.
There are 50 trains a day from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Southern, Thameslink or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) you can take a train with Southern, Thameslink or South Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month to travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from London Waterloo (WAT) including taking a train or bus.

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

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