|Travel Between||Journey Time||Notes|
|Gatwick - Heathrow||1 hour||Direct Service, 100+ trips per day.|
|Gatwick - Cambridge||3 Hours 45 Minutes||Via Heathrow & Stansted.|
|Gatwick - Central London||1 Hour 30 Minutes||Direct service departing every 15 mins throughout the day.|
|Gatwick - Brighton||45 Minutes||Hourly/Half Hourly throughout day.|
|Gatwick - West Midlands||4 Hours|
|Gatwick - Stansted||3 Hours|
|Gatwick - Northampton||3 Hours 45 Minutes|
Pick up and Drop Off
Pick up an drop off points at Gatwick airport depends on the terminal you are arriving to or departing from. Please see below for pick up and drop off points at both the North and South terminals.
- Coach services arrive and depart from the lower level outside the international arrivals area.
- There is a National Express coach ticketing office inside the terminal at international arrivals.
- You can connect to the South Terminal easily with the free monorail transit train service which is clearly signposted from around the terminal.
- Coach Services will arrive and depart from the lower forecourt at stops 16 & 17.
- There are ticket offices located in the arrivals travel centre and in the upper forecourt area.
- You can connect to the North Terminal on the free transit train service which is clearly signposted.
Discounted & Concessionary Coach Fares
If you are over 60 years old, you will qualify for an automatic discount on coach travel with National Express. The Senior Coachcard saves you 1/3 on standard fares to hundreds of UK towns, cities and airports for just £10 (plus £1.50 p&p) a year. No restrictions on peak and off peak travel times, including public holidays, bank holidays and weekends. Buy a Senior Coachcard online and save money every time you visit your family and friends.
Find out more and apply for a Senior Coachcard.
Families can make great savings when travelling by coach to and from Gatwick airport, and across the UK. National Express have special concession cards for families called Coachcards and they cost just £8 or £16 for a whole year of discounted travel for children (aged 3-15) depending on the number of adults and children travelling. You can choose from their 1plus1 (£8 per year) or 2plus2 (£16 per year) Coachcards. 1plus1 allows one child to travel free when accompanied by a full paying adult, and 2plus2 allows 2 children to travel free when accompanied by 2 full paying adults. Under 3's always travel for free on National Express coaches.
Find out more and get your Family Coachcard discount card.
As an alternative to flying, why not take a coach trip with National Express Eurolines for your next European adventure? It will take a bit longer to get to your destination but the savings you can make are well worth the extra travelling time. You can even choose to get an overnight coach, sleep on the way and wake up in your chosen European location!
With prices starting at just £9 one way from £9 to Paris, Lille or Amsterdam, what are you waiting for!
Eurolines are Europe's largest regular coach network and are connected with many European coach and bus companies so they can offer the best prices across 500 destinations throughout Europe and Ireland!
National Express Eurolines offer "Funfares" which are the cheapest Eurolines fares to European cities, but you will need to book in advance to get hold of one. Funfares are also only available when booked online, as e-tickets so postal delivery and collection of the tickets are not possible.
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Coach
Travelling by coach has been proven to be one of the most environmentally friendly forms of public transport. National Express are very proud that they are helping people to cut down on their carbon footprint and want you to join in with cutting down the UK's carbon emissions, so have created an emissions calculator to enable you to see how big your carbon footprint is and how much you can cut that down by travelling by coach!