Gatwick Airport Guide

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Getting there by Car

London Gatwick is 45kms (28 miles) south of London, directly linked to the M23 motorway at junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road. The M25 is a 10 minute drive from Gatwick Airport, connecting it with the UK's extensive road and motorway network.

Getting there by Taxi

Checker Cars is Gatwick Airport's official concessionaire. Taxis can be pre-booked with fares paid in advance by cash or credit card, or at the end of the journey. Cars with swivel seats are available for disabled travellers. Contact Checkers Cars South terminal or Checkers Cars North terminal.

Getting there by Bus / Coach

Gatwick's coach station is at the ground floor of South Terminal and principle services also call at North Terminal.

Passengers arriving at South Terminal, but requiring North Terminal, should take the Inter Terminal Transit.

Speedlink Airport Services operates the coach and bus information desks in both terminals and in the Coach Station. For more information contact Traveline.

Getting there by Train

Gatwick Express is a non-stop service between Victoria Station, London and Gatwick Airport which runs every 15 minutes from 05:20 to 00:50 and hourly overnight. The journey from London to Gatwick takes 30 minutes.

Gatwick railway station is directly linked to Gatwick's South Terminal, just a few minutes away from the North Terminal via the free Inter Terminal Transit train which runs every 3 minutes. Trains to the rest of the UK are offered by South Central, Connex South Eastern, Thames Trains and Virgin Trains Cross Country.

Rail information and ticket desks are in the arrivals areas of both the North and South Terminals. For more information contact National Rail.