Travel from Heathrow Airport to Gatwick Airport from £18 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.
With a guaranteed seat and lots of luggage room, you can travel more and pay less with National Express. Plus, you can enjoy even more savings with one of our three Coachcards, giving you 1/3 off all Standard and Fully Flexible coach fares.
Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.
|Heathrow to Gatwick journey information|
|Cheapest price||From £18|
|No. of changes||0|
|First journey daily||8.15am|
|Last journey daily||11.40pm|
Our coaches travel between Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport up to 16 times per day. While you're waiting for your coach, Heathrow Airport has many great facilities for you to enjoy.
Facilities near to the stop include: a wide assortment of cafes, shops and restaurants, as well as rest areas, toilet facilities, cash machines and ticket machines.
Arrival and Departure information:
Terminal 2 & 3: Coaches arrive and depart from the Heathrow Central Bus Station.
Terminal 4: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 4.
Terminal 5: Coaches arrive and depart outside of Heathrow Terminal 5.
Gatwick Airport is home to dozens of fantastic facilities to keep you occupied between trips. Within a five-minute walk from the terminal, you'll find newsagents, restaurants, and other stores including coffee shops and more.
Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages for more information:
Travelling from Heathrow Airport to Gatwick? Choose our flexible ticket option to give you peace of mind in the event of your flight that has been changed or delayed. Our Change & Go Add-on gives you all the flexibility you need, for just £5 each way:
So, in the event of any changes, our Change & Go Add-on means you can just jump on the next available transfer from Heathrow to Gatwick.
To add this option when booking, simply add the 'Change & Go' option in the Add Extras section.
Can I buy my ticket from Heathrow to Gatwick onboard my National Express coach?
No, you cannot. At Heathrow Airport tickets must be purchased from the ticket desk, ticket machine or in advance of travel.
For services that depart from all out other locations you can purchase a ticket onboard. However, it is always advisable to purchase an advance ticket as services may become full due to pre-booked customers.
In addition, you can call the National Express Contact Centre on 08717 818181 between 10am and 6pm, 7 days a week. Calls cost 13p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
If our flight arrives early, is it possible to catch an earlier coach from Heathrow Airport to Gatwick?
Yes, we can help you do that. When you arrive at Heathrow airport, find a member of the National Express team and they will be happy to assist you.
Any changes you make will be subject to an amendment fee and an excess fare, depending on the ticket type you booked.
Please note, amendments will only be available on Fully Flexible and Standard tickets.
I need to catch a coach from Heathrow Airport to Gatwick Airport. What should I do if my flight is delayed?
When booking a coach from Heathrow to Gatwick we advise that you should allow at least 1 hour 30 minutes after landing to clear passport control, collect any luggage and make your way to our departure point.
Flexible and Standard tickets can only be amended before the time of departure and might be subject to an amendment fee, excess fare and seat availability. If your flight is delayed, contact our staff as soon as possible.
For peace of mind, our Change & Go Add-on is available when you book from our online 'add extras' page, allowing you to:
Alternatively, open return tickets will allow you to be booked onto the next available service without extra fees. This ticket is valid for 3 months from the original date of departure.
I purchased a ticket for Heathrow Airport to Gatwick whilst booking a flight through the Ryanair website, but I have not received my ticket?
Tickets purchased through Ryanair.com for Heathrow to London transfers may take up to 24 hours to be delivered via e-mail.
Otherwise, contact our National Express customer services team. Please have your Ryanair booking reference number to hand when you get in touch.
You can take two 20kg suitcases and one item of hand luggage per adult on our coaches. However, be sure to check your flight luggage allowance with your airline before your pack.
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