Gatwick to Stansted Airport by train

Fastest public transfer option with change of transportation in central London

Gatwick Express train at London Victoria Station

Gatwick Express - fastest transfer between Gatwick and Stansted

Gatwick and Stansted Airports are on opposite sides of London, both well outside London. So a transfer between both Stansted and Gatwick airports is not a short journey.

The fastest route by road vehicle follows London's orbital motorway around London for most of the journey. One of Europe's most congested roads this M25 motorway makes journey times unpredictable, especially at peak commute times.


Unfortunately there is no direct Gatwick to Stansted airport train.

By train, you need to take the airport train (Gatwick Express) into central London, Victoria, and make an additional journey using the London Underground, to Tottenham Hale. From Tottenham Hale you catch the Stansted Express to Stansted.

Fastest transfer between Gatwick & Stansted by train

Gatwick Express, Gatwick Airport - London Victoria - journey time 30 minutes, frequency every 15 minutes.

London Underground Victoria - Tottenham Hale - journey time 20 minutes, frequency every 3 minutes.

Stansted Express, Tottenham Hale Station - Stansted Airport - journey time 36 minutes, frequency every 15 minutes.


There are left luggage facilities at Liverpool Street and Victoria train stations and Victoria Coach Station.

Direct transfers between Gatwick & Stansted

By shared direct transport, the only direct option are the National Express coaches.

National Express coach service Gatwick - Stansted - full details.


Standard Adult Fare*



Bus/Coach options

National Express Bus to Victoria

From £10


Train options

Southern Train to Victoria (Train Ticket)

From £12.50

From £18.40

Southern Train to Victoria (Oyster)



Southern Train to Zone 1 (Oyster)



Thameslink Train to St Pancras (Train Ticket)

£12.90 (Anytime)

£23.10 (Anytime)

Thameslink Train to St Pancras (Oyster)



Gatwick Express Train (Ticket on day)



Gatwick Express Train (Advance online)



Gatwick Express Train (Oyster)



Shuttles & Private Cars/Coaches

Hotel Van Shuttle

From £47.27 pp

From £94.54 pp

Saloon/Sedan Car (Based on 2 people sharing)

From £68.70 pp

£137.40 pp

Small Bus (12 People)

From £20 pp

From £40 pp

* Standard adult ticket. Return leg within one month.

† Online only return ticket for 2 adults, available for London Victoria > Gatwick Airport > London Victoria.

~ Cheapest Off Peak and Anytime fares
Off Peak at any time except journeys Monday to Friday from 0630 to 0930.

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Standard Adult Fare



Stansted Express - Liverpool Street



Stansted Express Advance booking



National Express - Stratford

£7-£16 †

£14-£32 †

National Express - Kings Cross via Liverpool Street

£7-£12 †

£10-£20 †

National Express - Victoria via Waterloo

£11-16 †

£19.50-£25.30 †

Airport Bus / Terravision - Stratford /Liverpool Street



Airport Bus / Terravision - Baker Street/Victoria



# Fare only available at Stansted Express website, non refundable or exchangeable

† Lowest fare online only advance purchase Funfare tickets - limited number of tickets, the earlier you book the better the availability. Higher fare is for payment on the day or at short notice online.

~ Cheapest Off Peak and Anytime fares

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