Major rail disruption: 04-05 June and 09-11 June

Planned industrial action will affect your journey to and from the airport on Thursday 04 and Friday 05 June as well as Tuesday 09 June to Thursday 11 June if it goes ahead. Please allow plenty of extra time and plan your journey carefully.

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Gatwick Airport
Due Destination Status Plat
17:08 Bedford 17:16
8 mins late
4 Details
17:10 Southampton Central 17:21
11 mins late
3 Details
17:10 London Victoria 17:35
25 mins late
1 Details
17:11 Brighton Cancelled Details
17:13 Three Bridges On time 2 Details
17:18 Hastings 17:23
5 mins late
7 Details
17:19 Bedford On time 2 Details
17:20 London Victoria On time Details
17:20 Three Bridges On time 3 Details
17:21 Brighton 17:31
10 mins late
7 Details
17:23 London Bridge On time 2 Details
17:25 Horsham Cancelled Details
17:27 London Victoria On time 4 Details
17:35 London Victoria On time Details
17:37 Brighton On time 5 Details
17:38 Bedford On time 4 Details
17:41 Three Bridges On time 3 Details
17:42 Brighton 17:53
11 mins late
7 Details
17:42 London Victoria On time 1 Details
17:48 Bedford On time Details
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Gatwick Airport is 30 minutes from Victoria in central London via the non-stop Gatwick Express. There are also direct services to City Thameslink, London Farringdon and Clapham Junction and rail links to destinations all around the UK.

The railway station is located at the South Terminal and is also just a few minutes from the North Terminal by a free shuttle. You can buy tickets at the station or at the rail information desks located in arrivals at both terminals

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 on average 43%.

Trains to London

Gatwick Express is the fastest rail link between the airport and central London. Non-stop trains run to and from London Victoria every 15 minutes and take 30 minutes (35 minutes on Sundays).

For details of prices and and to book in advance, visit the Gatwick Express website.

Thameslink runs services to London Bridge, St Pancras International and Luton Airport. (Services to London Bridge are currently running a reduced timetable while improvement works take place).

Southern operates services to London Victoria via Clapham Junction and East Croydon. 

Trains to other UK destinations

Frequent services operate direct to Brighton, Eastbourne, Southampton and Portsmouth with Southern.

Stopping services to Brighton, Bedford and St Pancras (for onwards connections to Peterborough, Kings Lynn and Cambridge) are operated by Thameslink.

Services to Redhill, Guildford and Reading are operated by First Great Western.