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The Horsham District derives much of its economic success from its location midway between London and the coast and its close proximity to Gatwick airport with excellent transport links: - Less than 20 minutes from Gatwick International Airport - Direct routes to London and the South Coast via M23, M25, and A24 - Good access to the South Coast ferry ports - Over 80 rail connections to London daily fastest journey time around 48 minutes

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One of the reasons that the Horsham District is so desirable for business and residents is its location, mid-way between London and Brighton at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond, the economic centre of Sussex and Surrey. This unique location provides excellent communication links to the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond, whether travelling by road, air, sea or rail.

Fast motorway access via the M23 links Horsham District with the M25 Orbital and the UK national road network, whilst in the south of the District the A27 coast road provides access east to East Sussex and Kent and west to Hampshire and beyond. The A24 dual carriageway runs through the middle of the District.

International airports


  • Gatwick Airport - 12 miles
    The UK’s 2nd largest airport with over 200 destinations in 90 countries serving 33 million passengers a year
  • Heathrow Airport – 35 miles
    The UK’s largest airport with 176 destinations in 90 countries serving 66 million passengers a year
  • London City Airport – 50 miles
    30 destinations across the UK, Europe and USA
  • Southampton Airport – 46 miles
    50 European destinations serving 2 million passengers

Major ports and ferry terminals

Rail Services
The Channel Tunnel -78 miles - provides the only fixed link between the UK and Continental Europe with easy access to mainland Europe for passengers, cars and freight.  Eurotunnel manages the Channel Tunnel infrastructure and its own vehicle shuttle – le shuttle between Folkestone and Calais with a journey time of 35 minutes.   

Eurostar provides a fast passenger service to Brussels and France with links to over 100 destinations across Europe and can be accessed via St Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International or Ashford International stations.   

Southern is the operator providing rail services to Central London, Sussex, Surrey, Kent and the South Coast. The Arun Valley route, which runs throughout the Horsham District provides a regular service to Gatwick Airport, London Victoria and London Bridge, Portsmouth and Southampton.  London is a 56 minute journey by train.

Bus Services
Compass, Metro Bus, Arriva and Stagecoach provide regular services throughout the Horsham District and beyond.

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