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London Gatwick Airport

Getting to Gatwick Airport

Airport train station guide

London Gatwick Airport is one of London's major international airports, located near Crawley in West Sussex, 47km south of central London. It is the second busiest airport in the UK, after Heathrow. The airport has two terminals, South Terminal and North Terminal.

London Gatwick Airport has its own train station in the South Terminal, easily accessible from the North Terminal with a free monorail service. Free wifi is available at the airport.

Transport and connections

Thameslink runs train services from Gatwick Airport to London, stopping at main trains stations such as London Bridge (28 mins), St Pancras International and Luton Airport. Southern Railway operates services to London Victoria via Clapham Junction (30 mins) and East Croydon. There is also an express service from Gatwick Airport to central London called the Gatwick Express, which run to and from London Victoria train station every 15 mins with a journey time of around 30 mins.

Thamleslink and Southern Railway also operate direct trains from Gatwick Airport Station to popular cities in the UK like Cambridge (1 hr 54 mins), Brighton (30 mins), Hastings (1 hr 28 mins), and Southampton (1 hr 54 mins). Great Western Railway runs a regular service between Gatwick Airport and Reading, via Redhill, Reigate and Guildford.

Taxi stands and car rentals are available at Gatwick Airport.


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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.