Hotel buses | Gatwick Airport

Hotel buses

The Gatwick Airport Hotel Transfer Service is the official bus service between local hotels and the airport terminals.

Airport Transfer Service

PLEASE NOTE: there are service changes in place due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. Please see the updated timetable here. This is correct as at 24 March 2020.

The bus transfer service goes between the North and South Terminals and the following hotels: 

  • Airport Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Crowne Plaza*
  • Holiday Inn Gatwick Airport
  • Ibis*
  • Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport - A23 Airport Way
  • Premier Inn London Gatwick South – London Road*
  • Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central

With ample seats and lots of baggage space,using the transfer bus is the most convenient way to travel between your hotel and the airport.

All buses serving the hotels listed above are fully DDA compliant so can accommodate wheelchair users.

Buying tickets

Tickets can be bought in cash on board the bus directly from the driver, or from the reception desks from certain hotels.

Tickets from the Courtyard by Marriott and Premier Inn North Terminal are £3 each way for adults. All other hotels listed above are charged at £4 each way for adults.

Children 15 years and under travel for free.


Buses drop off right outside the terminals and operate 24 hours a day, with the exception of those hotels marked with an * where services run from 04:20 to 23:30.

Frequencies may vary throughout the day. See the timetable.


North Terminal: Bus stop 8 on the Arrivals forecourt
South Terminal: Bus stop 9 on the Arrivals forecourt