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From LGW
Gatwick Airport to city center

London, United Kingdom

London Airport overview

Gatwick Airport (), also known as London Gatwick (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK), is a major international airport near Crawley, West Sussex, England, 29.5 miles (47.5 km) south of Central London. It is the second-busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the UK, after Heathrow Airport. Gatwick is the tenth-busiest airport in Europe. It covers a total area of 674 hectares (1,670 acres).Gatwick opened as an aerodrome in the late 1920s; it has been in use for commercial flights since 1933. The airport has two terminals, the North Terminal and the South Terminal, which cover areas of 98,000 m2 (117,000 sq yd) and 160,000 m2 (190,000 sq yd) respectively. It operates as a single-runway airport, using a main runway with a length of 3,316 m (10,879 ft). A secondary runway is available but, due to its proximity to the main runway, can only be used if that is out of use. In 2018, 46.1 million passengers passed through the airport, a 1.1% increase compared with 2017. As of 2020, Gatwick is the busiest airport in the world to operate with only one runway having served 46.5 million passengers during 2019.

Shuttle Buses from Airport

Gatwick Express

Gatwick Express

Every day from 12:00am to 11:59pm circa every 15 minutes.

Gatwick Express will serve You tran from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street. Price for one way ticket is 15.00 GBP.

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National Express

National Express

Every day from 12:00am to 11:59pm circa every 30 minutes.

National Express will serve You tran from Gatwick Airport to Baker Street, Victoria Station. Price for one way ticket is 12.00 GBP.

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Public transport to city center of London from Airport

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Day route from airport:

10 Southern Circle Estimated duration 1 hour 9 mins.
10 2 stops to Gatwick South Terminal ( 5 mins - 2.2 km )
Southern 3 stops to Victoria Station ( 35 mins - 43.1 km )
Circle 2 stops to Westminster ( 3 mins - 1.6 km )

This route will take you to Palace of Westminster in London city center.

Night route from airport:

Thameslink N381 Estimated duration 1 hour 18 mins.
Thameslink 2 stops to Blackfriars Station ( 45 mins - 43.4 km )
N381 7 stops to Parliament Square (Stop A) ( 7 mins - 2.2 km )

This route will take you to Palace of Westminster in London city center.

Hotels in nearby areas

Sofitel London Gatwick

Sofitel London Gatwick

London

0.9 km from LGW

Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport

Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport

London

1.1 km from LGW

Transfers from Gatwick Airport to the city

We are sorry but We are not able to recommend any private LGW transfer service right now.

Airport ranking

45,561,694 passengers in 2017.
33.bussiest airport in the World
8. bussiest airport in Europe
Second bussiest airport in the country 2.bussiest airport in United Kingdom

Airport details

Actual time 08:41
Actual date 2020/10/29
 
IATA code LGW
Website https://www.gatwickairport.com/

Car rentals

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