Poole to Gatwick Airport by train

  • First train
    04:57
  • Last train
    21:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 36m
  • Distance
    137 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Poole to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Poole to Gatwick Airport take around 2 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poole and Gatwick Airport.

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

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Poole 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 27 departures.

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

The Poole to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Poole around 04:57 and the last train is around 21:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poole around 05:28, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Poole 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 Poole to Gatwick Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poole and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.