Faster than the train, easier than a taxi…

Our direct coach transfer takes just 1 hour 15 minutes* - that's 15 minutes faster than the train, and doesn't involve any changes.

Flexible Add-on

For just £5 each way, our Flexible Add On lets you be completely flexible with which coach you board to and from the airport:

  • board any available coach 12 hours before or 12 hours after your original departure time
  • Amend your ticket to a new departure date - free of charge
  • Refund on your ticket  up to 24 hours before departure

So if your flight is delayed, then there’s no need to panic, you can just hop on the next available coach.

Simply add Flexible Fare to your ticket during the booking process.

Flexi Add-On Terms & Conditions

  • The flexible airport ticket is only bookable online through the Journey Planner on the left of this page

  • No discounts apply to the flexible airport journey fee

  • Only

  • purchasable on services which start or end at an airport location

  • Amendments – one free amendment permitted to both the outbound and inbound journey (no fees or excess fares apply)

  • Refunds – the flexible airport ticket is refundable up to 24 hours before the outbound journey. (no fees apply) Flexible add-on fees are non-refundable.

  • Switching to another service within the 24 hour flexibility period is subject to availability.

    • The cost of the flexible ticket is £5 per adult and £2.50 per child, each way

    To guarantee your seat you will need to either call us on 03717 81 81 81 (lines are open 24/7) or speak to a member of coach station staff
  • All tickets are issued and all passengers are carried subject to National Express' General Conditions of Carriage

  • Issued by National Express, National Express House, Birmingham Coach Station, Mill Lane, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DD

Download the Heathrow to Gatwick timetable

Heathrow to Gatwick transfer route

  • Gatwick South
  • Gatwick North
  • Heathrow Terminal 5
  • Heathrow Terminal 4
  • Heathrow Bus Station (Terminals 2 & 3)

Group travel discount

Whether you're planning a day trip or jetting off abroad on holiday, you can save on standard fares when travelling in a group.

Anywhere in the UK

Travel anywhere in the UK (including airports) in a group of four or more and save 25% on standard fares. To take advantage of this offer, simply book your seats at least three days in advance.

Between London airports

You can connect between London's four major airports for just £20 each one way, when you travel as a group of three or more. There's no need to book in advance; simply book on the day if you wish.

Full terms and conditions for group travel offers can be found here
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Luggage

You can take two 20kg suitcases and an item of hand luggage per person on our coaches, which means flying with extra luggage isn't a problem...

* Transfer conditions

*Travel time indicative of fastest travel between Heathrow terminals 1,2 & 3 and Gatwick South. Travel times may differ depending on time of travel and at peak travel times.