London Gatwick Airport is located 45km (28 miles) south of London.
West Sussex RH6 0NP
Dialling Code: +44
Telephone: 0844 892 0322.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
London Gatwick Airport is clearly signposted from the London motorway network, including the M25 (junction 7), which is a short distance away. London Gatwick Airport is directly accessible from the M23 motorway (junction 9) and the A23 (London to Brighton road).
The railway station is adjacent to the South Terminal. The Gatwick Express (tel: 0845 850 1530; www.gatwickexpress.co.uk) runs regularly between 0435 and 0135 to London Victoria Station (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: £19.90 – a discounted rate is available online).
The Thameslink (tel: 0845 748 4950; www.firstcapitalconnect.co.uk) service stops at London St Pancras International (journey time: 50 minutes; fare: from £8.90) and other London stations, before heading north to Luton and Bedford.
Southern (tel: 08451 27 29 20; southernrailway.com) services connect the airport with London Victoria (journey time: 32 minutes; fare: £14.40) and the south coast.
Information on all national rail travel is available through the 24-hour National Rail Enquiries line (tel: 0845 748 4950; www.nationalrail.co.uk).
There are more than 400 express coach services operating daily from the coach stations at both terminals. The main coach station is located on the ground floor of the South Terminal, with most services operating from here. Principal routes also stop at the North Terminal. There are desks providing coach information and tickets in the arrivals concourses of both terminals.
EasyBus (www.easybus.co.uk) runs services to Earl’s Court. National Express (tel: 0871 781 8181; www.nationalexpress.com) operates services to London Heathrow Airport and central London from both terminals. The National Express Shuttle coach 25 connects to London Victoria Station. Oxford Bus (tel: 01865 785 400; www.oxfordbus.co.uk) links the North and South Terminals to Oxford. The Gatwick Flyer (tel: (01708) 730 555; www.gatwickflyer.co.uk) runs to destinations east of London from the South Terminal station only.
Taxi booking desks (tel: (01293 550 000; taxis.gatwickairport.com) are located in the North Terminal arrivals area and the northern entrance to the South Terminal; taxis wait outside the terminal buildings. Taxis can also be booked in advance via the airport website. Fares into central London are around £100.
Each terminal has a short-term car park that’s linked via covered walkways. Long-term parking is available in car parks further from the terminals; a free shuttle bus runs between these car parks and the terminals. Passengers can book parking in advance (tel: 0844 811 8311; parking.gatwickairport.com). Valet parking is also available.