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Getting the train to Gatwick Airport

Train travel from London to Gatwick Airport starts at just £9.70. Start your adventure by train.

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Travelling to Gatwick is simple. Take Thameslink.

Are you jetting off from Gatwick? Whether you’ll be topping up your tan or taking in a conference, we can help you get there with fast trains to the airport running around the clock.

Why take the train to Gatwick Airport?

There are lots of reasons why travelling with us can help to keep your trip on track. Here are four good ones:

  • Get to your gate on time with trains running quick and often
  • Save money on late-night taxis or hotel fees with trains running through the night
  • Skip the ticket queues by pre-booking your ticket in advance
  • Give yourself more spending money with Super Off-Peak, Railcard and GroupSave discounts

Where can I get the train from?

You can travel with us from Brighton, London or Hertfordshire. To make it even easier, you can get direct trains from:

  • London Blackfriars
  • City Thameslink
  • Farringdon
  • London St Pancras International
  • London Bridge

Book tickets from just £9.70

How do I buy a train ticket to the airport?

The best way to buy your Gatwick Airport train tickets is online. By pre-booking with us directly, you can avoid station queues, collect from any station and spend your money on postcards rather than booking fees.

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What tickets can I buy for Gatwick Airport?

Depending on your journey, here are your main options:

  • Super Off-Peak and Off-Peak: You could save money if you’re travelling outside of peak morning and evening times, with tickets starting from £9.70. Use our journey planner to see what’s available
  • Anytime: If you’re not sure if you’ll make it in time for a specific train, keep your options open with an Anytime ticket that’s valid all day

Book online with us

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No stations queues

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Help me plan my journey

You can’t change the weather, but there are ways you can plan ahead to improve your chances of avoiding travel-day turbulence. One way is finding out how far ahead of your flight you need to arrive at the airport. Here are a few links that may come in handy:

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