Gatwick Airport to Swanwick by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    00:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    83 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Swanwick by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Swanwick take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 83 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Swanwick.

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

Journeys between Gatwick Airport and Swanwick usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Swanwick 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 32 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Swanwick train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swanwick is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:35 and the last train is around 00:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:49, and the last at 00:44.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Swanwick 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 Swanwick by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Swanwick?

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

  • 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.