How to get from Gatwick Airport to London by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Gatwick Airport to London is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||24 miles (39 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $25 (€22) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Travel 24 miles (39 km) by bus from Gatwick Airport to London. Megabus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Gatwick Airport to London.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $16 (€14). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Thameslink is a train service that operates in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Govia Thameslink Railway and serves the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, London, and Surrey. The trains run from early morning until late at night, with some services running 24 hours a day. There are a variety of train types available, including Class 700 Desiro City, Class 377 Electrostar, Class 387/1 Electrostar, and Class 319/0. Ticket types include Anytime, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Advance. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. The most popular routes for Thameslink are London to Brighton, London to Bedford, and London to Luton.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Gatwick Airport to London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Travel Gatwick Airport to London by bus.
The fastest way to travel to London from Gatwick Airport is by bus, which requires on average 1 h 15 min of travel time.
The Gatwick Airport to London distance is around 24 miles (39 km).
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Yes, there is a direct route available from Gatwick Airport to London:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Gatwick Airport to London.
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