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Gatwick Airport Train

Gatwick Airport has a very good connection to the railway system, as there is a railway station within its facilities. From there, passengers can reach many destinations.

LGW links 120 train stations directly and over 700 within just one change.

Train is maybe the most efficient option to get to London.

Gatwick Express

Gatwick Express offers non-stop rail service between LGW Airport and Victoria, in Central London. 

It provides service to London, and it departs every 15 minutes. The trip takes 30 minutes until London.

You can book tickets in advance in its website.

Gatwick Express uses the station in the South Terminal. The airport also has a North Terminal.

It only takes two minutes to travel between the terminals on the free shuttle service, which runs every few minutes 24/7. The shuttle is right beside the train station in the South Terminal – so you don’t have to walk far if you’re using the Gatwick Express.

Fares 

Tickets start at 17,80. 

Southern

There are connections to London, Brighton, Southampton, Eastbourne and Portsmout, among others. provides services across London and the South-East, including London Victoria, London Bridge, Clapham Junction, Brighton, Southampton, Eastbourne and Portsmouth, as well as many local stations. 

Check more stops and tickets information here. 

Fares

Exact fare depends of the route. We recommend to check website for more details. 

THAMESLINK

It goes to Brighton, London, among others. There is connection to Luton Airport too. 

Check more destinations and tickets on its website.

Fares

Tickets are set depending on the line and final destination. 

Great Western Railway

It provides an hourly service to Reading via Redhill, Reigate and Guildford. 

Find more information on its website. 

Tickets

Tickets are set depending on your final destination. 

train station location

The railway station is located at the South Terminal, just a short walk from both departures and arrivals. The station is easily accessible from the North Terminal by a free shuttle. 

TRAIN TICKETS FAQ

Tickets and fares are set depending on the route, the type of train and the final destination. 

You can buy tickets at the station or at the rail information desks located in arrivals at both terminals.

Tickets can be paid with Oyster Card too.