Gatwick airport - easy access by rail from London

Just half an hour from London, Gatwick rail station is directly linked to the south terminal. With such easy access by train from the capital and the south, an airport with rail package means you can leave the stress and potential delays of driving to the airport behind.

Rail travel on demand with Holiday Extras next holiday

With our airport by rail tickets you'll be able to travel whenever it suits you. The time is unrestricted, so you'll be able to match your train to your flight time. If your flight's delayed, just catch a later train - it's not a problem.

Gatwick by rail - what to do

If you catch a train to Gatwick then you'll arrive at the south terminal. There are transfer services readily available to the north terminal. On your return, simply follow the signs for the Gatwick Express train station and catch your train back home. We like to make things as easy as possible for you, so there are no times on your tickets and they are valid for up to two months from the first date of travel. Giving you the freedom to choose your travel time is just another way we can offer you hassle-free travel.

Staying in a hotel at Gatwick airport

Gatwick rail station is connected to the south terminal, so if you're looking to stay in a hotel for the night we'd recommend the Gatwick Hilton as it's also connected to the south terminal. Just a few minutes away, the Sofitel is connected the north terminal, which is ideal if that's where your flight departs. You can check our Gatwick hotels page for details on every hotel along with price comparisons.

Escape the busy crowds at Gatwick and find your own space in an airport lounge

An airport lounge is the best way to really relax and unwind before your flight. Exclusive access to complimentary snacks, drinks and entertainment facilities, it's all available and we can get you in. We provide spaces in four lounges at Gatwick, the Aviance and Wentworth Servisair in the north terminal and the No. 1 and Lingfield Servisair in the south terminal.

Gatwick airport by rail
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