Stansted Airport to Gatwick Airport by direct bus services
Gatwick Airport - Stansted Airport; timetables, fares & online booking
National Express provides direct inter airport coach services between Gatwick Airport and Stansted Airport. There is no other coach operator, which offers similar shuttle service between these airports. National Express offers approx 20 pair of direct services per day, between Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport. Coaches that serve this route are not intended to serve the route from Gatwick to Stansted only, the coaches run on larger distances and both airports are only intermediate stops. The National Express direct coach line between Gatwick Airport and Stansted Airport is 727. Most of the services begin their journey at one of the UKs’ cities or towns. The National Express Bus/Coach Shuttle reaches to all terminals at both airports. Travelling between Gatwick Airport and Stansted Airport with National Express takes about 3 hours.
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Useful links to coach timetables & fares
On this page you’ll also find:
- How to buy tickets online?
- What if my flight is delayed?
- Carriage of luggage & bikes
- Alternate transportation: private cars, taxis, car rentals
- Travel insurance
National Express coaches are high-class vehicles, equipped with toilet, air conditioning, reclining seats and radio. This carrier put the safety and comfort of passengers first, so the vehicles are equipped with a large number of safeguards. The operator uses modern vehicles with large panoramic windows and increased legroom. Everyone arriving at Gatwick Airpot or Satnsted Airport may use the carriers’ services, regardless of the type of air operators. National Express services can also be used by your family, friends and colleagues who want to greet you or say goodbye to you at the airport.
Go to National Express website to see current timetable and prices and book a ticket for your journey.
Stansted Airport to Gatwick Airport by National Express 727 bus
|National Express service number||▼||727||727||727||727||727||727||727||727||727|
|Days of operation||▼||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily|
|STANSTED AIRPORT, Coach Station
|GATWICK AIRPORT, North Terminal
|GATWICK AIRPORT, South Terminal||Arr.||07:10
Gatwick Airport to Stansted Airport by National Express 727 bus
|National Express service number||▼||727||727||727||727||727||727||727||727|
|Days of operation||▼||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily||Daily|
|GATWICK AIRPORT, South Terminal||Dep.||09:05||11:10||13:15||15:15||17:15||19:15||21:15||23:15|
|GATWICK AIRPORT, North Terminal||Dep.||09:15||11:20||13:25||15:25||17:25||19:25||21:25||23:20|
|STANSTED AIRPORT, Coach Station||Arr.||12:15||14:20||16:25||18:25g||20:25g||22:25||0:25||02:15|
g = Operates 10 minutes later Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays.
Bus and coach boarding points
|STANSTED AIRPORT, Coach Station, Bay 21 (to Gatwick)
||GATWICK AIRPORT, North Terminal, Lover Terminal (to/from Stansted)
|STANSTED AIRPORT, Coach Station, Bay 17 (from Gatwick)
||GATWICK AIRPORT, South Terminal, Lover Terminal (to/from Stansted)|
Gatwick North Terminal - National Express coach services arrive and depart from the lower level, outside International Arrivals. Ticket office is inside the terminal at International Arrivals. Transit train is on upper level and connects with the south terminal.
Gatwick South Terminal - National Express coaches arrive and depart from the lower forecourt at stops 16 & 17. Escalators, lifts, ramps and travelators make it easy to get between the forecourt and the terminal.
Free travel connections between Gatwicks' terminals. The fast and easy way to get from one terminal to another, both are connected to an automatic shuttle "train", the route is 1.5 km, and the transit takes about 2 minutes. The "train" shuttle runs every three minutes at peak times and every six minutes during the rest of the day.
Stansted Airport Coach Station - is close to the terminal and accessed via ramps and lifts or by escalator. The coach station waiting room, ticket office and toilet are all accessible to wheelchair users.
Prices for online tickets
Stansted to Gatwick Airport by NE727
|Stansted to Gatwick||£14.50||£29.50||£14.50||£29.50||£8||£14||Stansted to Gatwick
|Gatwick to Stansted
||£14.50||£29.50||£14.50||£29.50||£8||£14||Gatwick to Stansted
- Age categories: Children: 3-15 years, Seniors: 60+ years. Children aged under 3 travel free.
- Price is reduced when travelling from stops closer to the airport.
To purchase tickets online you can do it directly at the Europebus’s home page using a journey planner provided. You can also do it on the National Express website. Simply fill out all fields in the journey planner and follow the instructions to buy a ticket. One-way „Standard” travel ticket from Gatwick to Stansted costs about £50, Discounted tickets are also available for youths, children and seniors. Early booking is highly recommended, because the National Express’s route between Gatwick Airport and Luton Airport is very popular and the coaches are fully booked on some days. Buy a ticket online
National Express tries to be helpful in such situations. If a passenger is late for the coach service from Stansted or Gatwick, National Express drivers will allow passengers to use the next connection. It is not mandatory, the driver has no obligation to do so if the coach has no free seats. In the case when a passenger is delayed and the driver will not allow to enter the coach, passenger should go to the National Express’s service center and explain the situation. Ticket for the connection will be changed by the agent. It is possible that a fee will be collected.
The coach driver will load and unload customers’ luggage but customers are responsible for seeing their own luggage onto and off the coach on which they are travelling. Each customer has a free luggage allowance of two medium sized suitcases, weighing no more than 20 kilograms each and 1 piece of hand luggage, which must be located on the shelf above your head or under the passenger seat. Buy your ticket online
Of course you can take a bike but... In a bike bag as carry-on luggage, semi-dismantled, free of charge. You can take a bicycle with you as carry-on luggage free of charge on any coach, if you put it in a zip-up 'bike bag', with wheels and pedals removed and handlebars turned. Bike bags are available from most cycle shops, for example www.wiggle.co.uk
To/From Gatwick Airport to/from Stansted Airport by taxi / cab...
London's taxis/cabs are a safe way of travelling between Gatwick Airport and the capital. You can travel alone or in groups. It’s possible to book a taxi service online.
|Provider & online bookings||Travel time||Single
||Something you should know about...|
|minicabit.com||up to 120mins||POA||POA||Private taxis, group minibuses, low-cost shuttles|
|ResortHoppa.com||up to 120mins||POA||POA||Private taxis, group minibuses, low-cost shuttle|
To/From Gatwick Airport to/from Stansted Airport by rented car...
If you need a car, please use the information provided on the Rent a car page. There you can rent a car online with proven rental agency located throughout the United Kingdom & Europe. You'll save money because you don't have to pay commission to the agent. Car hire online
The best way to protect against unexpected accidents is to buy travel insurance. In my opinion, that the journey was stress-free, you should never travel without travel insurance. You can insure your journey with National Express, it’s possible directly on the National Express website, during ticket purchase.
You can also insure individual with another insurer. This will be the insurance that will apply during the journey and while in a foreign country. The insurance should cover: loss of cash and goods, cancellation of travel and the main treatment abroad. If you travel several times a year and want to save money, you may want to buy an annual insurance policy. Click here to buy an insurance.
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