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Getting to & from Gatwick Airport

Getting to and from Gatwick Aiport is easy thanks to excellent road and rail connections.

There are three Help Desks available at Gatwick Airport, where you can find help and advice on planning you transportation. Alternatively, the Gatwick Airport website gives further information train, coach and bus routes, and also car hire.

Trains

The Gatwick Express provides a non-stop service to London Victoria station departing every 15 minutes and taking about 30 minutes journey time. Details of prices, special offers and advance booking can be found on the Gatwick Express website or by calling 0845 850 1530 (UK only).

Regular rail services from Gatwick link the airport directly with destinations to London and to the south coast including Brighton and Eastbourne, as well as to Portsmouth, Southampton and Guildford. Most towns and cities in the region also have good rail links to other destinations throughout the South East and to other parts of the country.  

The National Rail Enquiries website provides full details on rail services and ticket prices throughout the UK, which will help you to plan your visit to the area.

Roads

The region is well served by several motorways including the M25 London orbital, M23 connecting Gatwick Airport with London and the south coast, as well as the M2 and M20 to Kent and the east, and M3 to destinations in the west.

Travelling by bus can be a rewarding way to see the countryside up close and to experience some of local life. The Transport Direct and Traveline websites both provide easy to use route planners to help you find the best transport options available.

Many destinations and visitor attractions can be visited by rail or bus, and details of public transport options to each destination have been provided on this website wherever possible. However, due to the rural nature of the countryside where many historic visitor attractions are located, it is not always possible to easily visit by public transport alone. You may therefore want to consider using public transport and combining this with local taxi services to your final destination.

International Travel

The Eurotunnel connections from Folkestone on the south coast, and cross-channel ferry connections at Dover, Newhaven and Portsmouth, as well as the international rail connections from Ebbsfleet and Ashford International stations in Kent, give convenient and easy rail access to and from mainland Europe.

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