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Gatwick Airport Covid Tests - Starting from £11.99

Book your Covid test before you fly from Gatwick Airport. Fit to Fly Antigen test cost just £11.99 and PCR test only for £29.99
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Antigen and PCR testing

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Fit To Fly Antigen Test With Observation

£19.99

Fit To Fly Antigen Test With Observation
  • Free Delivery & Video Appointment
  • Accepted By USA, Canada & New Zealand
  • Certificate Within 2 Hours

Fit to Fly Antigen Test

£11.99

Fit to Fly Antigen Test
  • Free Home Delivery
  • Customer Service 7 Days A Week
  • Certificate Within 2 Hours

Fit to Fly PCR Test (At-Home Test)

£29.99

Fit to Fly PCR Test (At-Home Test)
  • At-Home PCR Test
  • Free Postal Delivery & Doctor-Signed Certificate
  • Live Customer Service 7 Days A Week

General Lateral Flow Tests

£4.99

General Lateral Flow Tests
  • Free Delivery
  • Free Doctor-Signed Certificate
  • Results Within 20 Minutes

Gatwick Airport directions

By car

If you’re travelling by car, Gatwick Airport is 28 miles or 45km south of London, linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London–Brighton road. Alternatively, the M25 is only a 10-minute drive from Gatwick Airport with connections to the UK’s national road and motorway network.

If your car needs a top up, there are 24-hour petrol stations available at both North and South Terminals at Gatwick Airport.

To book your car parking, go to the Gatwick Airport website. Dedicated motorcycle bays are provided in the short stay car parks.

By train

It takes just 30 minutes to get to Gatwick airport from Central London by train. Gatwick is served by four train operators with direct connections to 120 train stations in the UK:

  • Gatwick Express – connects Gatwick Airport to London Victoria in just 30 minutes. During peak periods, trains depart every 15 minutes with two trains an hour extending to Brighton.
  • Southern – provides services across London and the South East, including London Victoria, London Bridge, Clapham Junction, Southampton, Brighton, Eastbourne and Portsmouth.
  • Thameslink – connects Gatwick Airport with the south coast of Brighton; Central London via London Bridge, St. Pancreas International and Farringdon; North London via Bedford; and a direct train to Luton Airport Parkway.
  • Great Western Railway – provides an hourly service between Gatwick Airport and Reading, via Redhill, Reigate and Guildford.

You can travel using your contactless payment or Oyster card between Gatwick and London.

By bus

Gatwick Airport is linked to over 100 UK towns and cities by direct coach and bus services, and hundreds more with one change. Many of these services run 24/7, all year round.

Most coach and bus services operate from the lower South Terminal forecourt. Some services also call at the North Terminal on the lower level outside international arrivals. Metrobus operates a local bus service that departs from stops on the A23.

Gatwick Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

Medicspot provides all kinds of pre-departure covid testing. If you need a PCR test, you can order online and if you order before 3 pm (Monday-Friday), your test kit will be dispatched on the same day. If you need a Lateral Flow (Antigen) test, please follow the steps below.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Gatwick Airport Covid-19 test for travel

Fit to Fly - Lateral Flow Test

Going somewhere and your destination country requires a proof of lateral flow test result? Medicspot offers Fit to Fly lateral flow test for just £11.99 including a free delivery and doctor-signed certificate. Get your result within 20 minutes and your doctor-signed certificate within 2 hours.

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Fit to Fly - Observed/Supervised Lateral Flow Test

Travelling to the USA, Australia, Canada or New Zealand? You need to perform an observed or supervised lateral flow (rapid antigen) test. Observed test starts from only £19.99 and observation appointment is available 7 days a week. Price includes a free delivery and free doctor-signed certificate.

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Fit to Fly Test - PCR Test

Some countries require proof of a negative PCR test result. You can get your PCR test online from Medicspot now, for just £29.99 including a free delivery and doctor signed certificate (ready within 24 hours after our lab receives your sample).

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Gatwick Airport Covid test FAQs

How can I book a COVID test for departure at Gatwick Airport?

If you need a PCR test, you can book both your PCR and lateral flow tests online. Your test will be dispatched on the same day if you order before 3 pm Monday-Friday. Remember to perform it so that you have enough time to check-in and receive your results. If you need an Antigen test, you can buy your test anytime before flying. Remember to perform it so that you have enough time to check-in and receive your results.

How much will it cost to do a test at Gatwick Airport?

The tests start from £11.99 for a lateral flow (antigen) test and £29.99 for a PCR test. The type of test you are required to do depends on your vaccination status. You may use our Travel Planner to check which tests are appropriate for you.

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at Gatwick Airport?

Medicspot’s rapid antigen testing service gives you results within 30 minutes. We’ll also provide you with a digital fit to fly certificate should you test negative. To order your antigen test, go to our antigen test page

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