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Gatwick Airport to Purley by train

  • First train
    04:04
  • Last train
    00:42
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    14m
  • Distance
    22 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    58
  • Avg. journey time
    22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Purley by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Purley take around 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 22 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Purley.

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

Direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Purley have been found.

We usually find around 67 direct trains on the route from Gatwick Airport to Purley every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Purley train travel time is normally about 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Purley is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 04:04 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 05:03, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Purley 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 Purley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Purley?

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

  • Southern
  • Thameslink

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

Purley 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.