Other London airports

Do you have a flight from another airport? Here's some helpful information to help you make the journey to the other airports close to London.

Transport connections

Find your travel options between London Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports. View map of airport transport links (PDF).

By train

All rail services operate from London Gatwick's South Terminal.

If you arrive at North Terminal simply take the terminal shuttle service to the South Terminal which takes just two minutes.

London Gatwick to Heathrow:

Gatwick Express trains to London Victoria depart every 15 minutes from South Terminal and take 30 minutes. The Heathrow Express service departs from Paddington every 15 minutes. Terminal 4 passengers should change at Heathrow Central.

Heathrow Connect services operate between the same stations, but run half hourly and are a slower, stopping service.

Passengers can also travel to and from Heathrow and the centre of London on the Piccadilly line tube.

You can travel between Victoria and Paddington stations by bus, taxi or London Underground (District and Circle Lines).

London Gatwick to Stansted:

Gatwick Express departs every 15 minutes to London Victoria station and takes just 30 minutes. Stansted Express trains depart from London Liverpool Street every 15 or 30 minutes with an average journey time of 45 minutes.

You can also pick up the Stansted Express service from Tottenham Hale Underground Station (Victoria line).

You can travel between Victoria and Liverpool Street stations by bus, taxi or London Underground (Circle Line or Victoria and Central lines).

London Gatwick to Luton:

Thameslink offer direct train services to Luton Airport Parkway every 15 minutes at peak times. The journey takes around 75 minutes and is a free, 10-minute shuttle bus journey to the terminal building.

By bus and coach

National Express and Megabus operate non-stop services between London Gatwick and Heathrow, and National Express have some direct services to Stansted and Luton airports. Approximate journey times are as follows:

  • London Gatwick to Heathrow - around 75 minutes
  • London Gatwick to Stansted - around 3 hours
  • London Gatwick to Luton - around 2 hours 30 minutes for direct services

You can buy tickets from National Express ticket desks in both terminals, from the coach driver or in advance by booking online or calling +44 (0)871 781 8181.
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Other useful links

Stansted Express 
Gatwick Express 
Heathrow Express 
London Underground