London Gatwick Guide
- Full name: London Gatwick Airport
- Location: The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) south of London.
- Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).
Tel: +44 870 000 2468.
- Transfer to the City:
The easiest and quickest way into London from Gatwick is on the Gatwick Express train, which takes 30 minutes to the central Victoria railway station. Local buses call at both terminals and run between Gatwick and key destinations including Crawley, Horley, Redhill and Horsham. Taxis are also available from the airport into town, while coaches take passengers to destinations including Heathrow, central London, Bristol and Brighton (ticket desks are in the North and South Terminals). Car rental companies operate from both terminals. Taxis and mobile app based taxi services, like Uber, are also available.
- Car rental:
Car rental companies such as Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz operate from both terminals.
Both terminals have shops, restaurants, bars, bureaux de change, ATMs, an Internet café, baby changing rooms and children's play areas. There are lounges in both terminals that offer multiple services for both business and leisure, for a fee. In the South Terminal, there is a medical centre offering vaccinations and the Regus Express Business Lounge, featuring meeting rooms, refreshments, showers, a document station, high-speed internet and distraction-free private work spaces. Disabled facilities at the airport are good; those who require special assistance should contact their airline in advance.
Short-term and long-term parking is available and a free shuttle services the parking areas farther away from the terminal building.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.gatwickairport.com