To London

 By train

There are lots of options for getting to London by train from Gatwick and with the introduction of Oyster and contactless payments, it's quick and easy to hop onboard.

The Gatwick Express non-stop train service to Victoria runs every 15 minutes with a journey time of 30 minutes.
Book Gatwick Express

Southern trains services operate four times an hour to Victoria via East Croydon and Clapham Junction with a journey time to Victoria of around 35 minutes.
Book Southern Trains

Services to London Bridge, St Pancras International and Luton Airport also run four times an hour with a journey time of between 30 and 45 minutes.
Book Thameslink & Great Northern

If you are travelling by train you can buy tickets in advance from, an independent retailer of train tickets online. Book in advance and save an average of 43%.

Travel guide

Click here to download our travelling to London guide.

Luggage free transfers

Whether you’re here for business or the open-top bus, don’t let burdensome baggage dictate your itinerary. AirPortr delivers your bags to and from Gatwick and any London home, hotel or office in hours. Leaving you free to make the most of your day both bag and stress free.

Find out more about AirPortr

By road

National Express

National Express operates direct services to London Victoria operate once an hour with a journey time of 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on the time of day.

Coaches to Victoria depart from both terminals from the lower level forecourt. You can buy tickets at National Express ticket desks in both terminals or in advance online.
Book National Express

easyBus to London

A low-cost frequent airport transfer service non-stop from London and Gatwick with prices from £2. Buses depart every 15 minutes at peak times and run from 4am until 1am. easyBus operate services to/from both North and South terminals to Earls Court/West Brompton and London Victoria coach station in central London. In addition easyBus runs a service between the South Terminal and Waterloo rail station in central London.

easyBus runs seven days a week and can be used by any airline passenger. 
Book online with easyBus


Journey times and costs vary depending on your destination, but take around one hour to central London. 

You can book with our preferred taxi partner, Airport Cars Gatwick:

In person: at the taxi kiosks located at both terminals.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1293 567700

By car

Journey times vary depending on your final destination, but take around one hour to central London. Check our road planner for directions to your chosen London location.

We also do an evening special if you want to park at the airport and go to London for the evening.

If you want a relaxing start to your holiday, sometimes it's just easier to stay at a hotel near the airport before you fly.

Book your hotel today and start your holiday a little earlier