How to get from LGW Gatwick Airport
London, United Kingdom
London Airport overview
Gatwick Airport (), also known as London Gatwick (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK), is a major international airport near Crawley in West Sussex, southeast 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 ninth-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 2019, Gatwick is the second busiest airport in the world to operate only one runway (after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport; until 2017, Gatwick was the busiest) with a passenger use of 46 million in 2018.
Shuttle Buses from Airport
Gatwick ExpressEvery day from 12:00am to 11:59pm circa every 15 minutes.
Gatwick Express will serve You transportation from Gatwick Airport to London Liverpool Street. Price for one way ticket is 15.00 GBP.gatwickexpress.com
National ExpressEvery day from 12:00am to 11:59pm circa every 30 minutes.
National Express will serve You transportation from Gatwick Airport to Baker Street, Victoria Station. Price for one way ticket is 12.00 GBP.nationalexpress.com
Public transport to city center of London
Hotels in nearby areas
Sofitel London Gatwick
0.9 km from LGW
Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport
1.1 km from LGW