London Gatwick Airport by Train

Several train companies operate services between London and Gatwick Airport.

Gatwick Express

The Gatwick Express provides a high speed non-stop service between London Victoria Station and Gatwick Airport.

Trains run every 15 minutes throughout the day. Journey time is 30-35 minutes.

The first Gatwick Express train leaves London Victoria at 03:30, the last at 00:32 (12.32 am). The first train leaves Gatwick at 04:35, the last at 01:35 (1.35 am).

Fare: One way £17.90, return/round trip £30.80.
First class: £26.00, return/round trip £50.00.

Tickets can be purchased at London Victoria and Gatwick stations or on board the train with cash or credit card.

Online ticket bookings, saver fares and further information at Gatwick Express.

First Capital Connect

First Capital Connect trains serve several stations via St Pancras International to/from Gatwick Airport. Gatwick is on the Brighton line.

Trains run approximately every 15 minutes throughout the day. Journey time is 45-55 minutes.

The fare between St Pancras International and Gatwick Airport is £9.40 one-way, £17.00 return/round trip.

Tickets can be purchased at the stations or online.

Online ticket purchase and further information at First Capital Connect.

National Rail

More information on all UK rail services including local Gatwick Airport trains is available at National Rail.