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Expensive !

I don't believe this is worth the money and you can get to Gatwick just as easily from Victoria on... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
StephenCr0ss
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Dublin, Ireland
Efficient way to Victoria

Every time I use this train I am grateful for the service. It gets us from LGW to Victoria Station... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Rowland45
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Complete rip off.. as the other reviews mention it is no different in any way to standard class. Theft in my opinion.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arriving in London, we took an Uber. There was an accident on the highway, so he took us through the country. The back road to London is narrow, and very curvy, and they don't drive slow. Ugh! TAKE THE EXPRESS! We did on the way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took this service from Victoria to Brighton and back and this easily the best and fastest way. Saves almost 20 minutes compared to the regular Southern service. If you see travelling to the Gatwick Airport (which is what it’s originally meant for) this is way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank soumitnaik
Reviewed 1 week ago

The taxi delivers you to Victoria's Gatwick Express entrance. No fuss. No hassle.This service, while more expensive than some other options, is worth the price for comfort and peace of mind.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Titlecharacter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't believe this is worth the money and you can get to Gatwick just as easily from Victoria on a standard train in about 30 to 35 minutes. Generally off Platform 19 and for about £11 with a stop at East Croyden. Very easy!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

London Gatwick - an international airport. Tonight no direct trains to Victoria. How must our visiting guests feel to have to change at Blackfriars and have a journey of over an hour? even if there was somebody around to tell them that what they have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

We booked on line and went right from the plane to the train. There was a train already waiting.... so this transfer went very quick!!!! We were very impressed with how easy this was to find and use. We were at our station lickety-split!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BeachRunner5
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have experienced a driver late to the train. Scheduled for 22:14 after general announcement asking people to “head to the platform as this train is about to depart” ... however, I had been at the platform since 22:06 and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lmgaston
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

I booked a return eticket on line. It is more expensive to use the express train rather than the standard train but easier for me to arrive at Victoria station rather than London bridge. My journey from Gatwick to London went without a hitch however...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Every time I use this train I am grateful for the service. It gets us from LGW to Victoria Station with great alacrity. It is expensive but a taxi is a lot more expensive. Once at Victoria it is easy to get anywhere in London...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jaxinabox7
Okay, so I have the dumbest questions probably ever asked, but I am not savvy when it comes to public transport, so please be kind. Planning to take the Gatwick Express from Gatwick to Victoria Station (however the slower train is also an option)... How do you find the Gatwick Express whilst in the airport? How do you distinguish between express trains and regular trains? How do you know which train to get on? Where are the signs? I assume there are digital boards stating tracks? Is there any confusion as to tracks and the direction trains are going? I ask this bc once in NYC I was directed to a track and once at the track there were 2 trains...one going uptown and one downtown..that is all it said. I had no idea at that time which direction was uptown and which was downtown, so I ended up on the wrong train. Are the trains going only toward Victoria or do they branch out all over England? Hence, not knowing which train to get on. If you purchase tickets online, once on the train, is there a conductor checking tickets? If you use an Oyster card, how do they know you paid? How do you know when you have arrived in Victoria? I understand there may be an intercom/speaker system on the train, but my experience is they are not easily heard if people are on the train and talking. I'm sorry these are such stupid questions. I just want to be prepared and I have looked online for answers and cannot find these details. Thanks.
24 November 2018|
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Response from Halvard S | Reviewed this property |
There are no dumb questions about things one do not know ;-) I might not have all the details for you, but that`s because I found this so easy that I didn`t pay attention to every small detail.... I did that very thing in... More
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Lisa B
30 October 2018|
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Response from Halvard S | Reviewed this property |
Gatwick express to Victoria Station. Change to underground and go on the Victoria line towards green park station. Get off at Euston station (4 stopp) and change for the Northern line. One more station and you are at... More
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Sarah L
3 October 2018|
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Response from drjeff77 | Reviewed this property |
No - short 25-30 minutes to Victoria Station!
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