Gatwick travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gatwick

Gatwick is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Gatwick

Gatwick in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gatwick in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Gatwick


When flying to Gatwick, you’ll arrive at London Gatwick Airport (LGW), which is located 0 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Gatwick from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Gatwick, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Gatwick to Bristol takes 1h 32m and costs around $49 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Nottingham, expect to pay about $64 for a 1h 46m trip.


Another option to get to Gatwick is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 39 km from Gatwick. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gatwick, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Cambridge, the bus ride to Gatwick takes 193 km and will cost you around $20. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 209 km.

Airports near Gatwick

Airlines serving Gatwick

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British Airways
Good (3,395 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,058 reviews)
Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,221 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
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Austrian Airlines
Good (396 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (195 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (751 reviews)
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Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Gatwick

Most booked hotels in Gatwick

Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn London Gatwick - Worth
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Little Foxes Hotel
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
Barrington Lodge
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
Europa Gatwick Hotel & Spa
Okay (5.2, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Gatwick

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Gatwick (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61.