London Gatwick International Airport
London Gatwick is the 2nd biggest International Airport in London serving hundreds of worldwide destinations! Gatwick airport has two terminals, the North and South terminal. Both terminals are linked by an efficient monorail service, with a journey time of two minutes. The airport is a base for scheduled operators British Airways, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic and Aer Lingus. London Gatwick is also a base for charter airlines like Monarch Airlines and Thomson Airways.
Gatwick provides direct trains to the Cruise port of Southampton.
Location — The airport is located 45km (28 miles) south of London.
Time zone — GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions — The airport is linked to the M23 motorway. Turn off at junction 9 and follow signs for the airport. London Gatwick is also accessible from the A23 London-Brighton Road.
Address — West Sussex, RH6 0NP, UK
Airport Code — LGW
Country Code — 44
Car Hire — Companies include Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Thrifty. Offices are located in designated car rental buildings on the Lower Forecourt Road at both terminals.
Public Transport — #Rail : The Gatwick Express train (tel: 0845 850 1530) runs regularly between 0435 and 0135 to London Victoria Station (journey time – 30 minutes). There is also a Thameslink (tel: 0845 748 4950) service, which runs to London King’s Cross (journey time – 50 minutes) as well as other London stations. Information on all national rail travel is available through the 24-hour National Rail enquiries line
— #Coach: There are more than 400 express coach service operating daily from the coach stations at both terminals. The main coach station is located on the ground floor of the South Terminal, with most services operating from here. Principal routes also stop at the North Terminal station. National Express (tel: 0870 580 8080) operates most of the services. National Express coach 700 coaches operate to Heathrow Airport, from both terminals.
The National Express Shuttle coach 25 runs to London Victoria Station. The Gatwick Flyer (tel: (01708) 730 555) runs to destinations east of London, and coaches operate from the South Terminal station only. There are coach information and ticket desks located in the Arrivals concourse of both terminals.– #Taxi: The official Gatwick Airport taxi service is provided by Checker Cars (tel: 0800 747 737) Booking desks are located in the North Terminal arrivals area, and the northern entrance to the South Terminal, and cabs wait outside the terminal buildings.
More Information — # www.gatwickairport.com