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How to get from Stansted Airport to Gatwick Airport:

There are two main ways to travel from Stansted Airport to Gatwick Airport by train. You can obtain a though ticket for the whole journey but that wont cover the Gatwick Express or Stansted Express which make less stops and so are slightly quicker.

Through ticket route:
Take the NXEA service into Tottenham Hale Station. Transfer to the tube and take the Victoria Line into Victoria Station. Transfer onto the southern railways train to Gatwick Airport.
When booked as one trip this costs around £39.40 one-way adult fare and takes around 115-120 minutes.

Stansted and Gatwick Express trains
2: Taking the faster Stansted Express and Gatwick Express trains and connecting from Tottenham Hale to Victoria by tube can save something around 10 minutes but adds some £10 or more to the cost. It just doesn't make sense to use that option as oppose to the single ticket option above.

National Express run services up to 26 times a day between Gatwick (both terminals) and Stansted. All coaches have a WC onboard. Coaches run between 3.40 and 22.00.

717 - stops at Hatfield and Heathrow (central bus station, terminal5) on route
727 - makes stops at Waltham Abbey, Honey Lane ( opposite Marriott Hotel), HEATHROW AIRPORT (central bus station), Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, and then stops at both terminals at Gatwick (North and South).
797 - stops at Heathrow terminal 5
Expect your journey to take between 160 and 220 minutes and cost around from £33.70 one way (£21 with one coach change), £40.90 return
>>>National Express to Gatwick Detailed Information

Train+Coach allowing stop over at central London
This journey can also be travelled using a combination of coach and train. The benefit of this option is that it can be cheaper than using the train or coach options alone and allows for a quick visit or overnight stay in London if your itinerary allows or requires. The National Express coach service runs to Victoria coach station 24 hours taking 85-100 minutes. From Victoria train station which is adjacent to the coach station you can take either the southern railways service or the more expensive Gatwick express for the journey out to Gatwick airport (30-40 minutes).
Expect your journey to take between 160 and 220 minutes and costs around £17-£24.90

National Express Coach Stansted to Victoria: around £13 (from £5 advance, off peak).
Mainline Train: £15.70 for an adult standard single (advance fares from as little as £12)
Gatwick Express: £19.90 (£17.80 online)

Gatwick Express is a non-stop service and is about 10 minutes quicker than the mainline service.

Cheapest Option and Allows stop in central London
If your on a tight budget you can take the National Express Coach to Victoria Coach station (85-100 minutes) and then transfer onto the coach for Gatwick (75-95 minutes).
Expect your journey to take between 160 and 220 minutes (plus transfer time) and costs from around £13
National Express coach to Victoria Coach Station: around £13 (from £5 advance, off peak).
Coach from Victoria to Gatwick: from £8

MiniCab and Private Hire Vehicle:
Around £95 to £130 .

Travel by road is best travelled via the M25. Leave Stansted Airport and take the M11 south bound towards London. Pickup the M25 Southbound clockwise section at junction 6 following the signs for Dartford. You'll be on the M25 for some 40 miles until taking the M23 Gatwick/Brighton. You'll be on the M23 southbound for around 10 miles before coming off at the sign for Gatwick airport.
You can make this journey by heading straight through London but this is not a practical route as traffic will be pretty bad on weekdays and weekend afternoons.
On route on the M25 you will pass through the Dartford toll and have to pay a toll (currently £2.50 for a normal car ) to carry on your journey.

Expect your journey by car/taxi/minicab to take 60-110 minutes.
Expect your coach journey to Gatwick airport to take 170-220 minutes.
The distance from Stansted Airport to Gatwick Airport is 72 miles/116 km via the M25 or 55 miles/89 km in a straight line.

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