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Maidstone to Gatwick Airport by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    23:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 21m
  • Distance
    49 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Maidstone to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Maidstone to Gatwick Airport take around 1 hour and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Maidstone and Gatwick Airport.

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

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Maidstone to Gatwick Airport 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 40 departures.

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

The Maidstone to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Maidstone around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Maidstone around 05:56, and the last at 22:29.

When to book Maidstone 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 Maidstone to Gatwick Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Maidstone and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • 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.

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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.