Chesterfield to Gatwick Airport by train

  • First train
    05:41
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 52m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Chesterfield to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Chesterfield to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chesterfield and Gatwick Airport.

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

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Chesterfield 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 32 departures.

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

The Chesterfield to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Chesterfield around 05:44 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chesterfield around 05:41, and the last at 20:41.

When to book Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield to Gatwick Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Chesterfield and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Gatwick Express
  • Great Northern
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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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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.