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Last updated: 10th August 2023
There are National Express ticket desks in both terminals, or you can book in advance online. Megabus tickets can also be bought online, or from the Airport Concierge desks in the terminals.
Find out more about coaches and buses at London Gatwick.
London Gatwick is 28 miles (45km) south of London, linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road. The M25 is just a ten-minute drive away with connections to the UK's national road and motorway network.
You can use our journey planner to get directions to and from London Gatwick.
If you’re using a satnav, our postcodes are:
South Terminal: RH6 0NP
North Terminal: RH6 0PJ
If you have booked parking at the airport, please refer to the location details on your booking confirmation email as the entrance of your car park may have a slightly different postcode.
We have 24-hour filling stations at both our North and South Terminals.
We have a selection of car hire companies at London Gatwick. Find out more and book.
If you’re picking someone up, you will need to park in one of our car parks. Find out more about picking up.
We have dedicated drop-off zones outside each terminal. These are charged at a minimum of £6. Find out more about dropping off.
Our taxi partner, Airport Cars Gatwick, have kiosks in both our terminals. You can also book a taxi online.
Yes. The train station is located at the South Terminal and is also just a few minutes from the North Terminal by a free shuttle.
There are fast and frequent trains between London Gatwick and central London, as well as many other destinations across the UK. Find out more about our rail links.
You can buy tickets at the station or at the rail information desks located in arrivals at both terminals. You can also buy tickets in advance online - see here for more details.
To maintain visitor safety, red routes will be in operation around the airport site. If you see areas designated as red routes, please be aware that you are not allowed to stop, unload, wait or park. If you are dropping off passengers, please use the drop off zones or the free option in our long stay car parks.
Red routes are clearly marked around the airport roads with signage and double red line road markings. London Gatwick operates a vehicle monitoring and enforcement operation. Any vehicle seen contravening the Red Route restrictions will face an enforcement charge of £100 (reduced to £60 if paid within 14 days).
Find out more about which coaches and local buses operate services to and from London Gatwick.
Most operate from the lower South Terminal forecourt, although some also stop at the North Terminal on the lower level outside International Arrivals.
Yes, you can use either Oyster or contactless payment cards at London Gatwick to travel to or from central London.
There are fast and frequent trains between London Gatwick and central London. Find out more about our rail links.
GRIDSERVE Electric Forecourt®
London Gatwick has become the first international airport to open an Electric Forecourt®, a dedicated electric vehicle (EV) charging station.
The site has 30 high-power and low-power electric vehicle chargers available via contactless payment - alongside high-speed Wi-Fi, a lounge area, Costa Coffee and Little Fresh convenience store. All charging bays are powered by 100% net zero energy, with the fastest chargers capable of adding up to 100 miles of range in 10 minutes.
The Electric Forecourt® is located on the Ring Road South approach to London Gatwick’s South Terminal. The building is open every day from 4:30am to 10:00pm, with chargers available 24/7 year-round.
Charging whilst away
For those who wish to charge their car while away on your travels, there are eight 22kW charging points in our North and South Terminal Short Stay car parks. In the North Terminal, you can find them in Car Park 5, Level 3 and Car Park 3, Level 1 in the South Terminal.
EV charging can also be booked for a small fee when you book our Valet Parking at either terminal. We can provide a two hour charge duration on our Type 2 (22kW) fast chargers, delivering up to 44kWh.