London Gatwick Airport
Serving 200 destinations in 90 countries, London Gatwick is the world’s most efficient single-runway airport. It is located 45km south of London.
Its northern and southern terminals have not only shops, restaurants, cafes, left luggage facilities, and help desks but also have cash machines, internet kiosks, and a free kid’s entertainment zone.
Departures and arrivals
Departure check-in desks this airfield are found on the third floor of both the south and north terminal.
All passengers first clear with the security control before they enter the departure lounge.
Arrivals pass through the passport control and follow signs for baggage reclaim to pick your luggage before you go through the customs.
The arrival halls have some bars, restaurants, shops and some currency exchange outlets for you.
Traveling from the runway to London:
Several trains offer transport to London from Gatwick airstrip. Gatwick Express is a direct train service to central London.
It runs every 15 minutes between the Airport’s South Terminal and London Victoria Station daily from 5 am to 12.30 am. The journey takes 30 minutes.
Thames link provides direct trains from the airport to Black friars, City Thames link, Farringdon, and St Pancras International. They leave four times an hour.
If Gatwick express, Southern also provides regular train services during the day from Gatwick to London Victoria via East Croydon and Clapham Junction.
With coaches that run every 30 minutes, the National express offers frequent services between Gatwick and Victoria coach station. The time taken depends on the route. Most trips take one hour and 20 minutes
Easy Bus also provides a low-cost express bus service between Gatwick Airport and Earl’s Court/West Brampton.
It runs directly throughout the day and night with no stops.
Taking a Taxi from the Airport
Other than train and bus, you can use private taxicabs. You can ask the driver for an estimate of the cost of your trip.
Endeavor to use reputable agencies for better services. If you prefer to drive yourself, it is possible to hire a car at the airport.