Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Flight information Dublin to London Gatwick
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Average flight time, total distance 484 kilometres
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This information is correct as of February 2016
Airlines that fly from London Gatwick
Currently Ryanair, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Gatwick
Terminal Information – Departing
DublinAirport is easy to reach from the city centre by car and public transport as it is only 5 miles away. Local buses 41, 16, 102 and the Airlink 747 all connect the airport to the centre of Dublin in just 30 minutes and cost around £6* for one-way ticket. Taxis and car rental are also available from the airport terminal. A taxi will cost from £25*.
Dublin Airport has a good range of facilities, including free Wi-Fi internet, a traditional Irish pub, cafes and a seafood bar, plenty of shop where you can buy duty free items, newspapers, books, travel essentials and gifts. There are also cash machines, baby changing facilities, a children’s play area, two on-site hotels, car hire, currency exchange desks, car parking and business and conference facilities.
Terminal Information – Arriving
London Gatwick Airport is approximately 28 miles south of the centre of London and can be reached by car and by public transport. There is a railway station adjacent to the South Terminal from where the Gatwick Express runs regularly to London Victoria Station in central London. The journey time is 30 minutes and a single fare is £19.90* although it can be cheaper to book online. The Thameslink service stops at London St Pancras station taking around 50 minutes. A single fare costs £8.90*. Southern rail services connect the airport with London Victoria in 32 minutes, costing £14.40* for a single ticket. Coaches, taxis and car hire are also available from the airport.
Inside Gatwick Airport there are cash machines, currency exchange desks, tourist information, public telephones, free Wi-Fi internet, a huge choice of places to eat including bars, restaurants, cafes and snack bars and fast food outlets. There are also many shops where you can buy fashions, jewellery, duty free items, chocolates, alcohol, souvenirs, books, newspapers, travel essentials, health items and much more. There are also baby changing rooms, showers, a children's play area, prayer rooms, and a medical centre, car hire car parking, conference facilities, lounges and numerous on-site hotels.
You do not need your passport with you when you’re flying within the UK but some form of identification is required. There are printers in the check-in area of DublinAirport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.
We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.
What to expect in London
From a Royal Palace and the Crown Jewels to the London Eye and London Bridge, this is a city filled to bursting with iconic sights. London can be a designer shopping break, a destination in which to dance until dawn, a place to trawl vibrant markets filled with flowers, bric a brac and artisan food, somewhere to stroll through vast elegant green parks, a city in which to explore art and history from the grandeur of the Natural History Museum to the contemporary Tate Modern. Astonishing and eye-catching architecture from St Pauls Cathedral to the shimmering ‘Shard’ offer ample to gaze at as you stroll the streets of this exciting city. Concerts, festivals, live music, street entertainment, world culture and food, pop-up dining, open air cinemas, ice rinks, Christmas markets, West End musicals, micro breweries, breakfast cafes, alfresco drinking, big red buses, Portobello Market – the list of London’s attractions is never ending.
All of this choice comes at a price and being the capital London is not a very cheap city to visit, however, with a huge range of accommodation from hostels and B&Bs to luxury hotels, there is something for most budgets. Eating out is much cheaper in areas away from the very centre of London and there are always fast food and supermarket options. The biggest expense in London is transport with the Tube being a necessary but costly essential. As an alternative, if the weather is good, why not hire a city bike which costs just £2* for 24 hours. Many major attractions have an entry fee including the Tower, The London Eye and Madam Tussauds however, London’s parks, museums and most galleries are free of charge to explore. Many hotels include breakfast in their stay. A dinner for two in an average restaurant will cost anywhere from £14* for one. A cafe coffee starts from £2* while a pint will be around £4.50*. Summers are usually warm and dry and the perfect time to come if you want to enjoy the parks, gardens and outdoor attractions. London is never quite but there are marginally fewer tourists from October to early December and in February and March. Spring often brings nice weather while December is when the city gets decked out in its Christmas finery, cosy pubs fires ignite in their hearths and lively Christmas markets fill the streets.
*Prices subject to change
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