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Coach from Gatwick to Heathrow Airport

From £20 one-way*

Duration: 50 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 45 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 transfer from Gatwick to Heathrow Airport

Travel direct from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow Airport, from £20 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.

Gatwick to Heathrow journey information
Fastest journey time 50 mins
Cheapest price From £20 *
Distance (approx) 60km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 3:50am/23:45pm

Our Gatwick to Heathrow services and stops

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

025 coach towards London

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

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

200 coach towards Bristol

Our 200 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

201 coach towards Swansea

Our 201 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

204 coach towards Poole

Our 204 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

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

205 coach towards Poole

Our 205 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

210 coach towards Wolverhampton

Our 210 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

Gatwick to Heathrow 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 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 shops, restaurants, coffee shops and more.

Take a look at our Gatwick Airport facilities pages:

Arriving at Heathrow Airport (Terminals 2 & 3, 4, 5)

To ensure a stress-free travel experience we recommend you get to the airport at least 3 hours before your scheduled flight departure time.

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.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Gatwick to Heathrow?

The first coach leaves from Gatwick Airport at 3.50am, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 5.00am.

When is the last coach from Gatwick to Heathrow?

The last coach leaves from Gatwick Airport at 23.45pm, arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station at 0.55am.

How much is the coach from Gatwick to Heathrow?

A one-way journey from Gatwick to Heathrow is available from £20*.

How long does the coach take from Gatwick to Heathrow?

Our fastest coach journeys from Gatwick to Heathrow take 50 mins.

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

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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