Heathrow to Gatwick
If you have to travel from Heathrow to Gatwick, there are a few things good to know, so enjoy this draft!
The distance from Heathrow to Gatwick is of 27 miles (43km). The journey takes about 40 minutes, traffic depending and it is done via M25.
Heathrow Airport is located in Longford, TW6 and it is the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic and busiest in Europe by passenger traffic. It is the sixth in the world by total passenger traffic.
It opened in 1946 as London Airport and got its actual name in 1966.
Heathrow Airport has 4 operational terminals( 2,3,4,5) and a cargo terminal, with 2 runways.
Gatwick airport is located near Crawley RH6, 30 miles( 48 km) far from Central London. It is the second-busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the UK, after Heathrow. It opened in the late 1920s but has been in use for commercial flights since 1933.
Covering an area of 98000 square meters, Gatwick Airport has 2 terminals(North and South) and 2 runways, but only one in use.
Travel from Heathrow to Gatwick
National Express has a direct route and for £25, it will take you straight to Gatwick in about 75 minutes.
Traveling by train, get the Heathrow Express to London Paddington, then take the Victoria line to Victoria Station. There you can get the Gatwick Express to the airport. Despite is not direct, the train links are quite cheaper at around £18 and avoid any road traffic to get you there in just 45 minutes.
If you want to travel more comfortably, you can always get a cab. In this way, you will make sure you will avoid unwanted delays or struggling with the luggage. You can book your minicab in advance, using our booking system, by phone, email, or via WhatsApp.