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Heathrow to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey1hr 32m
Trains per day51
Avg. journey time1hr 47m
Travelling from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 39 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heathrow and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Heathrow and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 56 departures on the route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport?
The Heathrow to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Heathrow to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Heathrow around 05:12 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heathrow around 05:12, and the last at 23:42.
When to book Heathrow to Gatwick Airport train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Heathrow and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Gatwick Express
- Heathrow Connect
- Heathrow Express
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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