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ASLEF strike update

ASLEF have announced the suspension of industrial action so the full timetable on Southern and Gatwick Express train services will be restored from Tuesday 24 January. Until then, Gatwick Express train services will operate to a reduced half-hourly frequency and will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

RMT strike action is planned to take place on Monday 23 January. Please visit the Southern website for the latest information.

To allow Network Rail to carry out essential engineering work, a number of late night/early morning services will not run. Check our timetable for full details.

Please plan your journey before travel nationalrail.co.uk

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Travelling with contactless and Oyster between Gatwick Airport and London

You can now use a contactless payment or Oyster card for pay as you go travel between Gatwick Airport and London on the Gatwick Express.

With pay as you go, you don’t need to queue to buy a ticket. Just touch your card on the yellow card reader at the start of your journey, and use the same card to touch out again at the end. You will automatically be charged the right fare for the journey you’ve made.

Please note, if you are making a return journey, it will be cheaper to buy a paper return ticket online.

Pay as you go single fares

  Peak Single Off-Peak Single
London Victoria – Gatwick Airport (Gatwick Express)  £19.80 £19.80 
London Terminals* – Gatwick Airport (Not Gatwick Express)  £14.20 £8.10 
Zone 1 (Underground) - Gatwick Airport (Not Gatwick Express)  £16.50 £10.30 

*London Victoria (Southern only); London Bridge; London Blackfriars; City Thameslink

Gatwick Express is not included in price capping or the Travelcard zone.

Find out more

  • visit tfl.gov.uk/fares
  • Ask a member of staff
  • Call Transport for London customer services on 0343 222 1234