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Heading away on holiday and need to book a train from East Croydon to Gatwick? At Thameslink, we’ve made it quick, easy and simple to do so. No matter whether you’re jetting off to relax on the beach or explore a new city, you can book your train tickets from London Bridge to Gatwick direct through Thameslink. Find the average journey times for trains from East Croydon to Gatwick and purchase your tickets on our website, like an Anytime Day Single or an Anytime Day Return ticket, without paying any booking fees.

Find the next train to Gatwick Airport from East Croydon

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Live departures for East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected further details  Additional Information 
20:11 Brighton Platform 3 3 20:13 2 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:16 Horsham Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
20:19 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:23 Portsmouth Harbour/Bognor Regis via Horsham Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Portsmouth Harbour/Bognor Regis via Horsham
20:29 Brighton Platform Cancelled See details on departure to Brighton
20:33 Eastbourne, Littlehampton via Hove & Worthing Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Eastbourne, Littlehampton via Hove & Worthing
20:37 Gatwick Airport Platform 3 3 20:56 19 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Gatwick Airport
20:38 Horsham Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
20:41 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 4 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:46 Horsham Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
Live arrivals at East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected further details  Additional Information 
20:11 Littlehampton/Ore Platform 1 1 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Littlehampton/Ore
20:15 Horsham Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
20:18 Brighton Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:21 Brighton Platform 2 2 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:26 Bognor Regis/Southampton Central Platform 1 1 20:32 6 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Bognor Regis/Southampton Central
20:33 Gatwick Airport Platform Cancelled See details on departure to Gatwick Airport
20:42 Eastbourne/Littlehampton Platform 1 1 20:46 4 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Eastbourne/Littlehampton
20:45 Horsham Platform 1 1 20:47 2 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
20:48 Brighton Platform 1 1 20:51 3 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
20:51 Brighton Platform 2 2 20:53 2 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton

Journey information from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport

  • How long is the average journey duration from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport? 0 hours 19 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport? 0 hours 14 minutes
  • When is the first train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport? 00:24
  • When is the last train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport? 23:59
  • How many services run for East Croydon to Gatwick Airport today? 266

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.

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