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Gatwick Airport to Ascot by train

  • First train
    04:21
  • Last train
    23:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 18m
  • Distance
    45 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Ascot by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Ascot take around 1 hour and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 45 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Ascot.

1. Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Ascot?

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Ascot usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Ascot 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 49 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Gatwick Airport to Ascot?

The Gatwick Airport to Ascot train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Gatwick Airport to Ascot train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ascot is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:21 and the last train is around 23:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 05:56, and the last at 23:54.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Ascot 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 Gatwick Airport to Ascot by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Ascot?

More than one train company operates on the route from Gatwick Airport to Ascot, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.