Dismiss Alert
Important Alert

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

Skip navigation

Hello screen reader user. To ensure our website is continually improved and meets the needs of its visitors, we would like to hear your views about our website whilst using your screen reader. Please email your feedback to access@gatwickexpress.com. For more information please read our Accessibility statement. Thank you. Skip navigation


Book your tickets

How many tickets?

You may not have more than 9 passengers in total

You may not have more than 9 railcards

Cycle policy

Cycle policy

During peak periods, many of our services are extremely busy, therefore regular (non-folding) cycles cannot be carried on many of our services during these times. Fully folding cycles are welcome on our trains at any time and we ask that these are fully folded and carried before going through the ticket gates.

The following restrictions apply:

Regular (non-folding) cycles cannot be carried:

  • On services due to arrive into London Victoria between 07:00 and 10:00 Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)
  • On services due to depart from London Victoria between 16:00 – 19:00 Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)


Off peak travel/non restricted services

Bike space on board our trains is extremely limited and because cycle reservations are not possible on Southern or Gatwick Express services we cannot guarantee that space will be available. In the interests of the safety and comfort of our passengers, we reserve the right to refuse access where cycle spaces are already occupied or where services are especially busy, however our staff will assist with finding alternative services.

Rail replacement buses

For safety reasons, rail replacement buses are unable to convey regular cycles. Please check for any engineering works before you travel at nationalrail.co.uk or 03457 48 49 50.

National Rail Guide to Cycling by Train

National Rail encourages the integrated use of cycles and trains - two convenient and environmentally friendly forms of transport. This leaflet summarises each train company's policy for carrying cycles by train.