Is Gatwick shuttle open?

The Gatwick Express service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport remains suspended until further notice. Services are being revised frequently and we recommend that you plan your journey in advance and check the latest timetable with National Rail Enquiries.

Similarly, Can I use my Oyster card to get to Gatwick? You can now use London’s Oyster Cards and contactless payment options to pay for fares on the Gatwick Express, Southern trains and Thameslink trains between London and Gatwick Airport. However Travelcards are not valid.

Do you have to wear a mask at Gatwick? You must wear a face covering if asked to do so by your airline.

Do you need to wear a mask at Gatwick Airport?

All passengers and staff must wear a face covering unless there is a medical reason not to. All staff have completed a full training course to cover new ways of working with protective equipment. They will be wearing face masks and gloves and have continuous access to hand and equipment sanitiser.

Do you have to wear a mask in the airport UK?

Arriving at the airport

In England, there is no longer a legal requirement to wear a face covering.

Likewise Is it cheaper to use Oyster card to Gatwick? To get a the cheapest ticket to Gatwick, look into buying a return train ticket if you’re travelling during peak times, otherwise swiping your Oyster card or bank card is usually the cheapest fare.

Is contactless cheaper than Oyster? It’s publicised that if you use contactless to pay for travel in London, it’s the same price as using an Oyster card. … Of course, if you have a railcard discount (or similar) applied to your Oyster, that will always be cheaper than contactless. Discounts cannot be applied to contactless payment cards.

Can I use my freedom pass to travel to Gatwick Airport? On some routes, different times apply. Passes are not valid on Gatwick Express, Heathrow Express or any long distance inter-city train that does not stop at intermediate stations within the freedom pass area. For travel beyond the freedom pass area you must purchase a separate extension ticket before you travel.

Do you need a Covid test to fly?

Get tested at least 5 days after your last close contact. Make sure your test result is negative and you remain without symptoms before traveling. If you don’t get tested, avoid travel until a full 10 days after your last close contact with a person with COVID-19.

Do you need a Covid test to fly to Scotland? If you’re fully vaccinated, or under 18, you do not need to take a COVID-19 test before travelling to Scotland. If you’re not fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof when you board a flight to Scotland from abroad that you’ve taken a COVID-19 PCR or lateral flow test.

Do you need a Covid test to fly UK?

If you do not qualify as fully vaccinated for travel to England, you must take a COVID-19 test before you travel to England from abroad. … Some people, including children aged 17 and under, are exempt from taking the test.

Can you take your mask off to eat on a plane? Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted for eating or drinking – masks must be worn between bites and sips. If oxygen masks are needed due to loss of cabin pressure or other events affecting aircraft ventilation, personal face masks should be removed to accommodate oxygen masks.

Can you fly in UK without passport?

If you are flying solely within the UK, including Northern Ireland, you do not need a passport but we advise that you carry photographic identification with you when travelling, such as your passport or driving licence. … All other travellers require a valid passport to travel between the two countries.

Can you wear face shield on plane?

Face coverings must be snug and cover both the mouth and nose. Bandanas, mesh face coverings, and masks with vents are not allowed. Although face shields are permitted, they must be worn with a face mask.

Is Gatwick within Zone 6? Gatwick is a long way outside Zone 6. If you are only going to travel from Waterloo to Gatwick then just by a day return and single tickets. If you need to travel around that day then you can buy travelcards and add a supplement.

Can I use my over 60+ Oyster card to Gatwick? Re: Using my 60+ oyster card on train free to stanstead airport? No, but show your card when you buy the train ticket and you will only have to pay from the edge of the TFL zone 6. This works for Gatwick too.

Can I use my over 60 Oyster card to Heathrow Airport?

However, the photocard will not be valid on Virgin Trains, Scotrail services, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Express services and Southeastern High Speed 1 services (Javelin), and, unlike the Freedom Pass, non-TfL bus services outside London. …

Is it cheaper to buy a train ticket or use contactless? Both offer cheaper fares than buying a paper ticket – but there is an extra trick contactless delivers. If you use a contactless card you benefit not just from a daily cap, but also from a Monday to Sunday weekly cap that means you won’t pay more than a weekly travelcard.

Are Oyster cards still valid?

Re: Is very old Oyster card still valid? PAYG pre-pay remains on an Oyster card until used. Since your card hasn’t been activated in the last 24 months you will need to have it reanimated by a station agent at the Underground station at Heathrow.

What is the maximum fare on an Oyster card? Your journey time

A single maximum fare is: up to £8.60 in Zones 1-9. up to £25.70 beyond Zone 9, including on the Heathrow Express.

Is the Freedom Pass being discontinued?

No, only those whose Freedom Pass expires on 31st March 2022. Please only renew if you still require your pass.

Are Freedom Passes being stopped? Approximately 650 current Freedom Pass holders per borough, a total of 21,000 (1.6 per cent of the total across London) have not responded. These Freedom Passes will be stopped from 3 February.

Are Freedom Passes still valid?

Your Freedom Pass is valid on most other bus services in England and has the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) ‘Rose’ printed on it to show this. This means you can use your pass on most local services around the country.