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London Gatwick Airport

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Introduction

Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK) is the busiest single-runway airport in the world, the second largest airport in the UK and the seventh busiest international airport in the world. Around 90 airlines operate from Gatwick's two terminals, named North and South, serving around 200 destinations. It is the second biggest airport in the UK, after London Heathrow Airport.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.

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Getting there and away

  • Gatwick Express offers dedicated, high-speed travel to London Victoria station with a journey time of just 30 minutes. A standard single fare is £16.90 and a standard return is £28.70.
  • Southern Railway offers services to London Victoria, London Bridge, East Croydon and Clapham Junction. Southern take about 35 minutes to London Victoria. Fares are up to £16.90, but advanced purchase or travelling off-peak can reduce the price. Access is from the South Terminal.
  • First Capital Connect offers services to London Bridge, St Pancras International and other stations in southern, central and northern London. First Capital Connect take 30 minutes to London Bridge. Fares are up to £11.80, but advanced purchase or travelling off-peak can reduce the cost.
  • National Express and easyBus both provide coach service to London from Gatwick. National Express tickets cost £7.50 while easyBus tickets start from £2.00.
  • By car, Gatwick can be reached by taking junction 9A from the M23. The M25 provides access to Greater London, while the A23 provides local access, as does the A217.

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Getting around

Gatwick Airport's North and South terminals are connected by a 0.75 miles (1.21 kilometres) elevated two-way automated people mover track.

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Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

London Gatwick has a North Terminal and a South Terminal, the latter of which is the oldest and busiest. For more information about airlines also see the list of airports and the budget airlines article.

North Terminal

  • Adria Airways - Ljubljana
  • Air Seychelles - Mahé
  • Air Southwest - Newquay, Plymouth
  • Atlas Blue - Marrakech
  • British Airways - Amsterdam, Antalya, Antigua, Barbados, Bari, Bermuda, Bologna, Bordeaux, Cagliari, Cancun, Catania, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Faro, Geneva, Genoa, Glasgow-International, Grenada, Ibiza, Innsbruck, İzmir, Jersey, Kingston, Luxembourg, Malé, Manchester, Marseille, Montego Bay, Naples, Orlando, Paphos, Pisa, Port of Spain, Pristina, Punta Cana, Rome-Fiumicino, St Kitts, St Lucia, Salzburg, Sharm el-Sheikh, Tampa, Thessaloniki, Tirana, Tobago, Tunis, Turin, Varna, Venice-Marco Polo, Verona
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta
  • EasyJet - Agadir, Ajaccio, Alicante, Amsterdam, Antalya, Basel/Mulhouse, Bastia, Bodrum, Chania, Corfu, Dalaman, Düsseldorf, Faro, Funchal, Geneva, Gibraltar, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Grenoble, Helsinki, Heraklion, Hurghada, Innsbruck, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Málaga, Malta, Marrakech, Mykonos, Nantes, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Rhodes, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sofia, Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, Valencia, Zagreb, Zakynthos, Zürich
  • EasyJet - Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • Malév Hungarian Airlines - Budapest
  • Mexicana - Mexico City
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Royal Air Maroc - Casablanca
  • Thomson Airways - Agadir, Alghero, Alicante, Antalya, Aruba, Aswan, Barbados, Boa Vista, Bodrum, Burgas, Cancún, Catania, Chania, Colombo, Corfu, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Faro, Figari, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Girona, Heraklion, Holguín, Hurghada, Ibiza, İzmir, Kalamata, Kavala, Kefalonia, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, La Romana, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Liberia, Luxor, Málaga, Malé, Malta, Marrakech, Marsa Alam, Mersa Matruh, Minorca, Mombasa, Monastir, Montego Bay, Mykonos, Mytilene, Naples, Orlando-Sanford, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pisa, Preveza, Puerto Plata, Pula, Punta Cana, Reus, Rhodes, Sal, Samos, Samaná, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Taba, Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, Tivat, Varadero, Venice-Marco Polo, Verona, Zakynthos

South Terminal

  • Aer Lingus - Cork, Dublin, Knock, Málaga
  • Afriqiyah Airways - Tripoli
  • Air Baltic - Riga, Vilnius
  • Air Europa - Madrid
  • Air Malta - Malta
  • Air Moldova - Chişinău
  • Air Transat - Fredericton, Halifax, Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
  • Air Zimbabwe - Harare
  • Aurigny Air Services - Guernsey
  • Belavia - Minsk
  • BH Air - Burgas
  • Bulgaria Air - Varna
  • Cimber Sterling - Billund
  • Croatia Airlines - Split, Zagreb
  • Cubana de Aviación - Havana, Holguín
  • EasyJet - Almería, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast-International, Berlin-Schönefeld, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Budapest, Cologne/Bonn, Copenhagen, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Glasgow-International, Hamburg, Ibiza, Inverness, Istanbul-Sabiha Gökçen, Kraków, La Rochelle, Lisbon, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Milan-Linate, Milan-Malpensa, Minorca, Montpellier, Munich, Murcia, Naples, Nice, Olbia, Palermo, Pisa, Porto, Prague, Rome-Fiumicino, Salzburg, Split, Toulouse, Venice-Marco Polo, Vienna
  • Estonian Air - Tallinn
  • Flybe - Aberdeen, Belfast-City, Bergerac, Chambéry, Düsseldorf, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, Limoges, Nantes, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newquay
  • Freebird Airlines - Dalaman
  • Hamburg International - Bern, Chambéry, Fagernes
  • Iceland Express - Akureyri, Reykjavik-Keflavík, Winnipeg
  • Meridiana Fly - Florence
  • Monarch Airlines Scheduled - Alicante, Faro, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Málaga, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South; Chartered - Antalya, Aquaba, Bodrum, Cancun, Chania, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Geneva, Grenada, Hassi Messaoud, Heraklion, Hurghada, Innsbruck, Kefalonia, Kittila, Kos, Luxor, Malé, Mombasa, Mytilene, Naples, Orlando-Sanford, Paphos, Preveza, Rhodes, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Sofia, St Johns, Taba, Tobago, Venice-Marco Polo, Volos, Zakynthos
  • Montenegro Airlines - Podgorica
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle - Aalborg, Ålesund, Bergen, Copenhagen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Stavanger, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tromsø, Trondheim
  • Olympic Air - Thessaloniki
  • Onur Air - Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman
  • Pegasus Airlines - Antalya, Dalaman
  • Rossiya - St Petersburg
  • Ryanair - Alicante, Cork, Dublin, Girona, Kaunas, Madrid, Oslo-Rygge, Shannon, Stockholm-Skavsta
  • Saga Airlines - Bodrum, Dalaman
  • SATA International - Ponta Delgada
  • Scandinavian Airlines - Bergen
  • Spanair - Palma de Mallorca
  • TAP Portugal - Funchal, Lisbon, Porto
  • Thomas Cook Airlines Summer Seasonal - Agadir, Almería, Antalya, Bodrum, Burgas, Calgary, Cancún, Cayo Coco, Corfu, Dalaman, Edmonton, Faro, Fuerteventura, Halifax, Heraklion, Holguín, Hurghada, Ibiza, İzmir, Kalamata, Kefalonia, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Lemnos, Malta, Minorca, Monastir, Montego Bay, Montreal, Naples, Olbia, Orlando-Sanford, Ottawa, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Preveza, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Reus, Rhodes, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Tenerife-South, Thessaloniki, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver, Varadero, Zakynthos; Winter Seasonal - Antalya, Banjul, Barbados, Brescia, Cancún, Calgary, Cayo Coco, Dalaman, Fuerteventura, Geneva, Grenoble, Holguín, Hurghada, Innsbruck, Lanzarote, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Luxor, Monastir, Montego Bay, Paphos, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Rovaniemi, Salzburg, Sharm el-Sheikh, Sofia, Tenerife-South, Toronto-Pearson, Toulouse, Turin, Vancouver
  • Transavia.com - Rotterdam
  • Tunisair - Djerba, Enfidha, Monastir
  • Turkuaz Airlines - Antalya, Dalaman
  • Ukraine International Airlines - Kiev-Boryspil
  • United Airways - Dhaka
  • US Airways - Charlotte
  • Viking Airlines Summer Seasonal - Antalya, Banjul, Bastia, Burgas, Chania, Corfu, Dalaman, Faro, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, Hurghada, Kalamata, Kefalonia, Kos, Lanzarote, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Preveza, Rhodes, Samos, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Stockholm Arlanda, Tenerife-South, Zakynthos; Winter Seasonal - Arrecife, Chambéry, Fuerteventura, Friedrichshafen, Geneva, Hurghada, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Sharm el-Sheikh, Stockholm Arlanda, Tenerife-South, Turin
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways - Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Havana, Kingston, Las Vegas, Montego Bay, Orlando, St Lucia, San Juan, Tobago
  • Wind Jet - Forli

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Sleep

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Gainsborough Lodge39 Massetts Road Horley, SurreyHostel80
Masslink Guest House70 Massetts RoadGuesthouse89
Da Vinci Manor Guest HouseIfield Green IfieldGuesthouse81
Cumberland House39 Brighton road Near Gatwick Airport HorleyGuesthouse-
Gatwick White House50/52 Church Road Horley SurreyGuesthouse82
Gatwick Belmont Hotel46 Massetts RoadHotel-

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