Can I use my Oyster card to get to Gatwick?

Can I use my Oyster card to get to Gatwick?

You can now use London’s Oyster Cards and contactless payment options to pay for fares on the Gatwick Express, Southern trains and Thameslink trains between London and Gatwick Airport. However Travelcards are not valid.

Is it cheaper to buy Gatwick Express tickets in advance?

Standard tickets (purchased in advance) are only slightly more expensive than the Southern (commuter trains). And if you take advantage of the group save discount (3-9 people), then the Gatwick Express is both the cheaper and faster option.

Are Gatwick Express tickets cheaper online?

Book online through Gatwick Express – or through our app – and get an exclusive 10% discount on your tickets, whether single or return.

How much is the train to Gatwick?

Using Oyster & Visitor Oyster Cards to/from Gatwick – the key facts

London – Gatwick Airport comparison of fares 2020
Service Standard Adult Fare*
Gatwick Express Train (Ticket on day) £19.90 £38.90
Gatwick Express Train (Advance online) £17.80 £34.70
Gatwick Express Train (Oyster) £19.80 £39.60

How much is the Gatwick shuttle?

The Gatwick Express experience

Gatwick Express Standard Fares 2020 (Children* Half Price) Gatwick Express Online Tickets
Tickets can be purchased online or at the station. Online At Station
First Class – Return † £53.30 £59.80
Standard – One Way £17.80 £19.90
Standard – Return † £34.70 £38.90

Which stations does Gatwick Express stop at?


  • Gatwick Airport.
  • Goring-by-Sea.
  • Gipsy Hill.
  • Glynde.
  • Godstone.
  • Gordon Hill.
  • Grange Park.
  • Guildford.

What train stations go to Gatwick?

Three train services operate trains from London Victoria station to Gatwick Airport station. The Gatwick Express is the fastest of these and takes only 30 minutes from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport. Southern trains also run from London Victoria to Gatwick and Thameslink trains from London St Pancras.