Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Seat selection available online 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Complimentary onboard food and bar service
  • Enjoy the latest movies, TV, and music on your personal seatback screen
  • Earn Avios points when you fly to spend on reward flights

London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Our regularly scheduled Gatwick flights connect South London’s airport to points throughout the world.

Choose flights to Gatwick for your London vacation and you’ll arrive at the UK’s second-largest airport, just a short rail journey away from central London. Gatwick flights from British Airways connect the wider world with London, but also service domestic destinations such as Edinburgh and Glasgow. Book your travel to London through Gatwick for a quick commute to the city, and nearby attractions in Brighton and Kent will also be within reach. For those travelling through Gatwick, British Airways operates a number of plush lounges for your comfort, each offering WiFi internet access.

London Gatwick flight facts

Everything you need to know about flying to London Gatwick


Flying to London Gatwick with British Airways

We fly to London Gatwick (LGW) from multiple destinations in the UK, Europe and beyond. We also offer award-winning service and fantastic benefits, with no hidden charges. Let us take care of everything – from flights to accommodation and airport transfers. Our standard fares include free seat selection 24 hours in advance, complimentary on-board catering and the ability to check-in online, on your mobile or at the airport. Business and First class travellers can also enjoy lounge access, priority boarding, luxurious cabins and on-board fine dining.


Flying from London Gatwick to other destinations

The dedicated British Airways check-in area at London Gatwick (LGW) is Zone A in the North Terminal. Here, you will find check-in kiosks and desks – with dedicated check-in for premium customers – and Bag Drop desks. Alternatively you can check in online or on your mobile, and even print your boarding pass at home. If you have baggage to check-in, you can print your tags at a check-in kiosk before taking your tagged baggage to a Bag Drop desk.


Gatwick Airport flight connections

London’s Gatwick and Heathrow airports are located approximately 30 miles apart, with a recommended minimum connection time of three hours. National Express coaches offer great value for money and run 80 times a day between Gatwick and Heathrow, with a journey time of up to one hour. Coach services arrive and depart from the lower level outside the international arrivals area. Tickets can be purchased from the National Express desk. You must collect all your bags before leaving London Gatwick.

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Continuing your journey from Gatwick Airport

London Victoria train station is only a 30 minute-journey from the airport, by the Gatwick Express rail service. National Express also offers coaches to towns and cities throughout the UK, including a frequent service between Gatwick and London Heathrow Airport. Or take the stress out of getting to your hotel by pre-booking an airport transfer before you travel. Alternatively book car hire, in partnership with Avis, and receive great benefits – with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support.

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