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
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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.
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.