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Gatwick Airport to Rochester by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 11m
  • Distance
    53 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    67
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Rochester by train

Fast trains from Gatwick Airport to Rochester take around 1 hour and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 53 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick Airport and Rochester.

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

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

We usually find around 63 departures on the route from Gatwick Airport to Rochester 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 82 departures.

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

The Gatwick Airport to Rochester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rochester is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick Airport around 05:53 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick Airport around 04:05, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Gatwick Airport to Rochester 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 Rochester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gatwick Airport and Rochester?

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

  • Gatwick Express
  • London Underground
  • 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.

Rochester 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.