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Coach from London to Gatwick Airport

From £10 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 15 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 22 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Gatwick Airport

Our coaches travel from London (Victoria Coach Station) to Gatwick Airport up to 22 times a day, with prices from £10 one-way*.

With reliable services, low fares, and stylish travel, you can travel in style for less.

London to Gatwick journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 15 mins
Cheapest price From £10 *
Distance (approx) 66km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 2:00am/23:59pm

Our London to Gatwick services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

025 coach towards Worthing

Our 025 service travels up to 22 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 5)
  • Gatwick Airport (North)
  • Gatwick Airport (South)

London to Gatwick route map

Luggage

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.

View our luggage policy 

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, which is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes from the city centre.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving at Gatwick Airport

To pass the time until your coach or flight, Gatwick is home to dozens of fantastic facilities to keep you busy. 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:

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Gatwick?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 2.00am, arriving at Gatwick South Terminal at 3.15am.

When is the last coach from London to Gatwick?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving at Gatwick South Terminal at 1.55am.

How much is the coach from London to Gatwick?

A one-way journey from London to Gatwick is available from £10*.

How long does the coach take from London to Gatwick?

Our fastest coach journeys from London to Gatwick take 1 hr 15 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Gatwick?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 10 January 2023 for travel between 10 January 2023 and 9 May 2023.

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