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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?

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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

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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 £10.00. 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

  • No booking fees
  • No stations queues
  • Get the best ticket price direct
  • Collect at any station

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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