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Gatwick to Heathrow Airport

From £25 one-way*

Duration: 1hr 5m (fastest)
Departures: 80+ services per day
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Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a responsible person aged 16 or over or they will be refused travel. Proof of age may be required.

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 Gatwick to Heathrow

Travel direct from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow Airport in just 1hr & 5 minutes, from £25 one-way*, and say goodbye to expensive inter-airport travel.

With over 80 services each day, a guaranteed seat and lots of luggage room, you can travel more and pay less with National Express.

Services & stops

Our services between Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport operate around-the-clock, 80+ times per day on services 200, 201, 210, 240, 707, 717, 727 and 747.

Departing from Gatwick

Our coaches travel between Gatwick and Heathrow airport over 80 times per day, meaning you'll never have to wait too long for your next coach.

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

Our coaches from Gatwick Airport arrive at Heathrow up to 81 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.

Delayed flight at Gatwick or Heathrow?

Travelling from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow? 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:

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

So, in the event of any changes, our Change & Go Add-on means you can just jump on the next available transfer from Gatwick to Heathrow.

To add this option when booking, simply add the 'Change & Go’ option in the Add Extras section.

Frequently asked questions

Can I buy my ticket from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow Airport onboard my National Express coach?

Yes* you can, however, it is always advisable to purchase an advance ticket as services may become full due to pre-booked customers.

To purchase a ticket onboard your coach from Gatwick to Heathrow, please be aware of the following:

  • Drivers can only accept cash. Please ensure you have the correct change to avoid delays.
  • If your journey from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow requires a change of coach, you must purchase a ticket on board each new coach.
  • Please ensure you obtain a physical ticket from the driver which you should always carry.
  • All our drivers should be able to sell tickets, although if there are ticketing facilities available, they may refer you to the ticket office, to purchase your ticket.

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.

*Except at Heathrow Airport where tickets must be purchased from the ticket desk, ticket machine or in advance of travel.

 

If our flight arrives early, is it possible to catch an earlier coach from Gatwick to Heathrow?

Yes, we can help you do that. When you arrive at Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Heathrow. What should I do if my flight is delayed?

When booking a coach from Gatwick Airport to Heathrow Airport 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:

  • 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
  • Cancel up to 24 hours before departure and receive a refund

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 Gatwick to Heathrow whilst booking a flight through the Ryanair website, but I have not received my ticket?

Tickets purchased through Ryanair.com for Gatwick to Heathrow transfers may take up to 24 hours to be delivered via e-mail.

If, after 24 hours, you have still not received your National Express ticket please check your email’s junk/spam folder for tickets from tickets@nationalexpress.com or sales@nationalexpress.com.

Otherwise, contact our National Express customer services team. Please have your Ryanair booking reference number to hand when you get in touch.

Calling at...

Stops on this route include:
  • Gatwick Airport London (North Terminal)
  • Gatwick Airport London (South Terminal)
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminal 5)
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminal 4)
  • Heathrow Airport London (Terminals 2, 3)

Choose your seat

While you are always guaranteed a seat on our coaches, on this route you have the chance to choose the right one for you.

Simply choose to select your seat on the Add Extras page when booking your journey and pick your favourite!

 

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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 

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*Limited Availability. £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 16 July 2019 for travel between 16 July 2019 and 13 November 2019.

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