Gatwick airport immediately follows London Heathrow in terms of annual passenger movements. It is Europe’s leading destination for point to point flights. Owned and managed by global infrastructure partners (GIP), the airport has two terminals North and South, both of which are with facilities for passengers’ convenience. With services to nearly 200 destinations in 90 countries, Gatwick is regarded as the most efficient single runway airport in the world. The airport operates inter terminal shuttles that facilitate easy passenger movement.
Gatwick to London:
Located at a distance of 28 miles to the south of London, the airport is directly connected to M23 motorway at Junction 9 as well as to the A23 that connects through Horley and Redhill to the north and through Brighton to the south.
Coach and Bus services
Lower South Terminal forecourt serves as a starting point for services bound to major locations including Heathrow, Central London, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge and Norwich. Services also commence from lower level outside international arrivals at the North terminal.
Heathrow and Stansted airports, along with cities and towns all through the region and country are well connected by the National Express coaches. Direct services to Oxford are offered by the Oxford Bus company, while both terminals are connected to Earls Court and West Brompton with services by EasyBus.
The Railway station for Gatwick airport lies next to the South terminal. Central London can be reached by the Gatwick express that operates nonstop services with a frequency of one in every fifteen minutes for a journey time of 30 minutes.
Private Taxis and Minicabs:
Taxis and Minicabs offer a comfortable and safe mode of transfer to and from the Gatwick airport in spaciously designed vehicles that can also carry your luggage with ease. Booking a service is simplified by means of easy online portal or through dedicated helpdesk support team. Some of the other facilities available include free vehicle upgrades based on availability and child/infant seats at a marginal cost upon pre booking.
Furthermore, the helpdesk team of Gatwick Taxis also carries out flight monitoring for timely driver dispatch. Drivers usually meet and greet passengers inside the airport terminals, assist in luggage handling for a comfortable transfer to and from other major London airports.