Gatwick to Croydon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:07
  • Last train
    23:56
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    14m

Travelling from Gatwick to Croydon by train

The fastest trains from Gatwick to Croydon take around 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 24 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gatwick and Croydon.

Direct trains run between Gatwick and Croydon.

We usually find around 59 direct trains on the route from Gatwick to Croydon every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 74 departures. The duration is normally about 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Gatwick around 04:07 and the last train is around 23:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gatwick around 04:07, and the last at 23:57.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Gatwick to Croydon 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 to Croydon by train.

Which trains operate between Gatwick and Croydon?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Gatwick to Croydon, 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.

Find journey information for Croydon to Gatwick

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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