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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.
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:
You can travel using your contactless payment or Oyster card between Gatwick and London.
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.
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.
Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.
Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.
You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.
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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.
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.
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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