Thameslink To Gatwick Airport & London St Prancas

Train Service For Departing Gatwick Airport and Arriving at Gatwick Airport

Is The Thameslink Train  The Right Airport Service For You?

The Thameslink to Gatwick train takes a route through Central London, the key stations being Kings Cross St Pancras, Blackfriars, London Bridge and Farringdon. From The City Thameslink to Gatwick is a great option if you're not near London Victoria Station. 

Thameslink to Gatwick Operating Hours & Journey Times

Thameslink trains to Gatwick and London run 24/7. Thameslink Gatwick services run up to 4 trains per hour. 

Thameslink from  St Pancras to Gatwick and vice versa  are scheduled to take 30-50 minutes.

Thameslink Trains Luggage Allowance

The Thameslink GatwickTrains doesn't outline a strict luggage allowance policy. If you want more information regarding luggage on Thameslink Railway

What Are The Boarding Points At Gatwick Airport & London?

At Gatwick Airport the train station is a part of the South Terminal of the airport. Once you have passed customs the station is about 100 metres. If you happen to fly into the North Terminal there is  a free rail link  between the North and South terminals every few minutes and is free of charge. 

At Kings Cross/ St Pancras head to the St Pancras part of the station. You will find boards displaying which is the next train to Gatwick.


Thameslink Trains Standard Fares & Timetables

You can buy tickets on the day at the ticket offices at both Gatwick and St Pancras Railway stations. All major credit cards are taken. However, if you buy on-line not only do you avoid any queues but you have a much. much better chance of getting one of the cheap fares.

Find the different fares below


  • Off Peak: Buy any time, travel off-peak. The definition of off-peak can vary from ticket to ticket. These tickets may require you to travel at specific times of day, days of the week or on a specific route.

  • Anytime: Buy any time, travel anytime. (the standard ticket). Anytime fares are fully flexible tickets, with no time restrictions on when you can travel. You can make the return journey within one month of the outward journey.

On-Line Advance Tickets

There are sometimes special promotional fares for advanced purchase. You may notice it is cheaper to purchase a return ticket than a single journey. 

Group Discounts - Groupsave tickets save up to 34% for groups of 3 to 9

If you are a group of three to nine adults travelling, you can save up to 34% on the price of individual tickets.

Railways 2 for 1 Sightseeing 

If you purchase a return Gatwick Express ticket you qualify for the 2 for 1 sightseeing promotion. As its name suggests, one person pays admission, the other gets in free. Effectively half price.

You can visit many major London attractions such as  Tower of London. Madame Tussaud's, London Zoo, Kensington Palace, Churchill War Rooms and the London Dungeon.