How far is Gatwick from London?

How much is train from Gatwick to London?

Using Oyster & Visitor Oyster cards to/from Gatwick – key facts:

London – Gatwick Airport comparison of fares 2020
Service Standard Adult Fare*
Gatwick Express Train (Ticket on day) £19.90 £38.90
Gatwick Express Train (Advance online) £17.80 £34.70
Gatwick Express Train (Oyster) £19.80 £39.60

Is Gatwick or Heathrow closer to central London?

When it comes to driving distance, London Heathrow is 26 kilometres to the west of Central London. By comparison, London Gatwick airport is about 45 kilometres south of the city. Those driving to Central London would want to arrive into London Heathrow as it is closer.

How do I get from Gatwick Airport to downtown London?

A free shuttle takes passengers to and from the North Terminal. The Gatwick Express is a nonstop train service to central London. Trains run every 30 minutes between Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal and London Victoria station daily from 5.40am to 11.10pm. The journey time is 30 minutes.

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Is Gatwick Airport actually in London?

City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Southend, Stansted. All of them are officially classified as international ‘London’ airports. But only two of them are inside London’s ring road.

Is Gatwick Express 24 hours?

It’s just a two-minute ride and runs 24 hours a day.

Can I tap in at Gatwick?

Contactless payment cards can be used to travel between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria on Gatwick Express services. Contactless is also valid on most National Rail services in London as well as bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail. Fares and daily caps are the same as with Oyster PAYG.

Is Gatwick better than Heathrow?

Gatwick follows as the secondary and second busiest airport. Heathrow is larger and has better links in and out of the airport to Central London.

Is Gatwick a big airport?

2019 / 2020 data

Rank 2020 Airport Total passengers
1 London Heathrow 80,890,031
2 London Gatwick 46,576,473
3 London Stansted 28,124,292

Which airport is easiest to get to from London?

Heathrow (LHR) Heathrow Airport, London’s main hub, is also one of the world’s busiest airports, with 80.1 million passengers coming through in 2018. Spread across five terminals and just 14 miles west of central London, it’s the easiest airport for getting into town.

Is Gatwick on the tube?

People going to Gatwick Airport will be able to use their Oyster card from 11 January, as the station has been placed on the London Tube map for the first time. In the largest map ever released by TfL, the stations from Merstham to Gatwick Airport have been added.

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Which London airport is closest to city?

The nearest airport to London is London City (LCY) Airport which is 7.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (14.4 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (24.5 miles), London Luton (LTN) (28 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (31.4 miles).

Is Gatwick on oyster?

You can use Oyster on all of our trains for journeys that start and finish in the London Travelcard area. Oyster can also be used between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria on Gatwick Express services. It’s quick and easy to buy an Oyster card, top up online and add your Travelcard or season ticket.

Do you have to wear a mask at Gatwick Airport?

All passengers and staff must wear a face covering unless there is a medical reason not to. All staff have completed a full training course to cover new ways of working with protective equipment. They will be wearing face masks and gloves and have continuous access to hand and equipment sanitiser.

Is Gatwick a town?

Gatwick is a small and unspoilt village in south-western Surrey. It lies to near the villages of Puttenham, Charleshill, Elstead and Peper Harrow.

What airlines fly from Gatwick?

Gatwick airlines include:

Aer Lingus Continental Airlines Nouvelair
Air Comet Delta Airlines Onur Air
Air Malta Easyjet Pulkovo
Air Namibia Emirates Qatar Airways
Air Portugal Estonian Air Ryanair