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Birmingham to Gatwick Airport by train
Fastest journey2hr 27m
Trains per day60
Avg. journey time3hr 5m
Travelling from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Gatwick Airport.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport?
Journeys between Birmingham and Gatwick Airport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 61 departures on the route from Birmingham 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 58 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport?
The Birmingham to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Gatwick Airport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:50, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Birmingham to Gatwick Airport train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport are $60.48.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $88. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Gatwick Airport by train.
Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Gatwick Airport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Gatwick Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- Gatwick Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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