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How to get from London Gatwick airport to London city centre: taxi, private transfer, bus or train?
Gatwick airport is located South of London and is the second largest London airport. Passenger traffic of the air gate is more than 42 million tourists a year. There is a good transport connection between Gatwick airport and London. There is a public transport service from London Gatwick airport to Central London: bus and train. Taxi or private transfer services are also available.
How do I get from London Gatwick airport to Central London by bus?
National Express direct Shuttle buses depart 24/7 from the South terminal of London Gatwick airport, stop at the North terminal and go to the city center – to the Victoria bus stop. With average traffic, the road takes an hour and a half. The interval of flights from London Gatwick airport to London is half an hour. Ticket price: £8. You can buy boarding passes in advance online on the carrier’s website, or on the spot – at the airport ticket offices.
Additionally, EasyBus flights run from London Gatwick airport to Central London (also around the clock). Tickets are cheaper: 5.95 £.
Easybus intermediate stops on the way to Central London:
- Earls Court.
The final stop in London is Viktoria bus station. Tickets are sold at the carrier (online) or on the bus when boarding (for cash).
How do I find a public transport stop at London Gatwick airport?
The easy Bus and national Express departure station is located on the lower level of the North and South terminals. Follow the signs to find it.
Useful Tip: it is better to buy tickets for all buses from London Gatwick airport to London in advance. When you arrive at the airport, you may not have enough space for the required time.
How do I get from London Gatwick airport to Central London by train?
The Gatwick Express takes you to Central London from Gatwick airport in 35 minutes. The ticket costs £20. The average waiting time is 15-30 minutes. Trains depart from Gatwick airport from 04.35 to 01.35.
Gatwick Express departure station on platforms 4 and 6 of the southern terminal.
The second variant of the railway service between Gatwick airport and Central London is the Southern train. It is available around the clock, with an interval of 10-15 minutes. The fare from London Gatwick airport to Central London is £15.4. The trip takes up to 50 minutes. The final stop is the railway station “Victoria”. Tickets for the Southern train can be purchased on the official website or when boarding.
Private transfer and taxi services at London Gatwick airport
If you prefer to use a taxi, you have two options: take a car directly at the airport or order a private transfer in advance. The advantage of a private transfer from London Gatwick airport to the city center is that the car is delivered directly to the time of arrival, you can choose a car class, as well as a fixed cost of the trip. A professional AtoB driver will meet you in the arrivals area of London Gatwick airport with a name plate.
No need to worry if your flight is delayed. We track the online scoreboard of Gatwick airport, and we will wait for you for 1 hour free of charge in case of a delayed arrival. For a small additional fee, you can order an extra-waiting service. Free cancellation / change of reservation for a transfer from Gatwick airport to London is available 24 hours before arrival.
What Are the Main AtoB Features?
AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.
Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.
Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.
Comfort and safety
AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.