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Gatwick Airport to Ashford by train

  • First train
    04:41
  • Last train
    00:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 19m
  • Distance
    72 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    74
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Ashford by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Ashford take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 72 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Ashford.

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

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

We usually find around 70 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Ashford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 97 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Ashford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ashford is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:41 and the last train is around 00:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 05:20, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Ashford 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 Ashford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Ashford?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Ashford to Gatwick Airport by train

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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.