Gatwick Airport by Road vs Rail, Coach or Taxi
Gatwick Airport is ideally situated 28 miles south of London, with direct links to both the M23 at Junction 9 and the A23 London-Brighton road. If you are travelling from further afield Gatwick Airport is also just 10 minutes from the M25 at Junction 7. These easy connections make driving to Gatwick Airport a breeze and our wide range of Gatwick Airport Parking options means you will find value for money too.
Alternative less convenient ways to get to Gatwick Airport include:
Rail transport to Gatwick Airport
The Gatwick Airport train station is situated directly under the airports South Terminal and linked to the North Terminal by a courtesy internal transfer shuttle. The Gatwick Express service runs from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport station every 15 minutes and takes half an hour. While this service is quick and easy it may involve travelling within London and is not ideal for those carrying heavy luggage or travelling with young children.
Coach transport to Gatwick Airport
Coach services such as National Express, EasyBus and Oxford Bus operate to Gatwick Airport from London and across the UK. Most services stop outside the South Terminal so if you are flying from the North Terminal make sure you check with the coach company before you set out to avoid wasting time transferring between the terminals. Alternatively, drive to the airport and park your own car in one of the North or South terminal dedicated car parks.
Taxi transport to Gatwick Airport
If you want to take the taxi to Gatwick Airport you will need to pre-book your car and make sure you are ready when it arrives to pick you up. A great way to enjoy all the convenience of a taxi transfer without having to rush to someone else timescale is to book one of the 3 meet and greet services available through Airparks at Gatwick Airport. Choose between the Official Valet North and South terminal parking service or Maple Manor Parking which serves both terminals.