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Jetting off on a special trip or visiting family abroad? Forget expensive airport parking and walking miles to your terminal with a heavy suitcase. Start the holiday as you mean to go on with stress-free trains from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport.

Book your tickets ahead of time using our journey planner or via our On Track app if you're worried about forgetting your paper ticket. Be sure to check our live departures board below for live updates about your journey to the airport.

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? 00:01
  • When is the last train from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport? 23:57
  • How many services run for East Croydon to Gatwick Airport today? 173

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.

Find the next train to Gatwick Airport from East Croydon

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Live departures for East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
11:53 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
11:53 Littlehampton via Horsham Platform 5 5 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Littlehampton via Horsham
12:02 Hastings Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Hastings
12:06 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:13 Horsham Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Horsham
12:18 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:23 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:32 Littlehampton via Hove & Worthing Platform 3 3 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Littlehampton via Hove & Worthing
12:42 Three Bridges Platform 6 6 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Three Bridges
12:48 Brighton Platform 3 3 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
Live arrivals at East Croydon
Due Destination Platform Expected Train Length  further details  Additional Information 
11:43 Littlehampton Platform 1 1 11:50 7 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Littlehampton
11:52 Brighton Platform 1 1 11:54 2 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
11:55 Brighton Platform 1 1 11:59 4 mins late 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:01 Three Bridges Platform 4 4 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Three Bridges
12:04 Littlehampton Platform 1 1 12:08 4 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Littlehampton
12:08 Brighton Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:13 Hastings Platform 1 1 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Hastings
12:22 Brighton Platform 1 1 On time 12 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:25 Brighton Platform 1 1 12:27 2 mins late 8 coaches See details on departure to Brighton
12:33 Horsham Platform 4 4 On time 8 coaches See details on departure to Horsham

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