Train Transfers To and From Gatwick Airport

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Gatwick Airport Train Transfers

Gatwick Airport has the most convenient train connections of any British airport, with direct service to 120 stations and connections to more than 700 more with only one transfer.

Trains depart and arrive at the nearby South Terminal, where you'll find the station. A free shuttle runs between the North Terminal and the station frequently. Train tickets can be purchased at the station, online, or at the ticket gates using a contactless payment card.

Standard Class one-way train tickets from Gatwick Airport to London start at £10.70 if purchased in advance.

Trains to London

Trains between Gatwick and London run quickly and frequently. Using your Oyster or another contactless payment card has always been difficult. The Gatwick Express provides a direct train connection between the airport and Victoria Station in the city's heart. The average train ride takes about 30 minutes and occurs twice an hour.

Gatwick Express

It takes about 30 minutes to get to London on the Gatwick Express, which leaves about twice an hour. If you book in advance online with Gatwick Express, you can save 10%.


In addition to the major hubs of London and the South Coast (Victoria, London Bridge, Clapham Junction, Brighton, Southampton, Eastbourne, and Portsmouth), many local stations are all served by Southern.


Gatwick is linked to Brighton on the south coast, London Bridge, St. Pancras International, Farringdon in the city's center, and Bedford to the north via Thameslink. Trains run directly between Thameslink and Luton Airport Parkway.

Great Western Railway

Gatwick Airport is serviced by Great Western Railway once an hour via Redhill, Reigate, and Guildford on the way to Reading.