Trains from East Croydon to Gatwick: Timings, the time taken, tickets, frequency
If you are traveling from Croydon to Europe, it’s very likely that you would like to travel to Gatwick. It’s the nearest airport to East Croydon. There are many cheap / no-frill airlines who have flights to continental Europe and beyond from this airport.
Trains from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport:
Frequency: There are frequent trains from Croydon to the airport – typically every 15 mins.
How long does it take from East Croydon to Gatwick airport:
The journey time is about 15 mins.
Ticket Price: It’s around a fiver (5 GBP) for a single ticket. Do see the timetable and ticket pricing information on the website: National Rail
Gatwick Express: Train from Central London to Gatwick airport:
You can take the popular Gatwick express to travel to the airport. Gatwick Express is the fastest way between central London and Gatwick. Services run every 15 minutes at peak times. However, note that this train is a direct, non-stop train from central London to the airport.
Ticket prices: A single ticket will cost you around GBP 17.95. However, there are other factors that will determine the price:
- time and day of travel
- whether you are booking in advance via the online route or at the booking office
- If you are a frequent traveler, you may be better off buying a “carnet” – essentially a bunch of cards at once
See their website for latest timetable and ticket prices: Gatwick express
The map on the left shows extension till Brighton.
The reason is, some Gatwick Express services also extend to Brighton during weekday peak hours. These services comprise of six services in the morning from Brighton and six services to Brighton in the evening, operating Monday to Friday only. The trains run non-stop between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.
So if you are interested in traveling to Brighton, see here: Gatwick express to Brighton