Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport by train

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    00:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    48m
  • Distance
    30 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport by train

Fast trains from Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport take around 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 30 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Tunbridge Wells and Gatwick Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport?

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Tunbridge Wells 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 37 departures.

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

The Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport train travel time is normally about 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Gatwick Airport is usually scheduled to depart Tunbridge Wells around 05:14 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Tunbridge Wells around 05:48, and the last at 00:35.

When to book Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells to Gatwick Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Tunbridge Wells and Gatwick Airport?

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

  • Great Western Railway
  • 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.