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Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

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Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

I will be arriving by cruise ship at the Port of Dover on May 4th and leaving Gatwick on May 5th at 12:40 pm. What is the best way to get there? And do you recommend staying in the Gatwick area, or near the connecting train station? Also, if I stay near Gatwick, can someone make a recommendation for a hotel that provides shuttle service from the train station and back to the airport the next day? This information would be so valuable. Thank you.

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11. Re: Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

If you want to head to Gatwick, there is also a (new) Premier Inn right at the north terminal - which is likely to be cheaper than the Sofitel (though the Sofitel is very nice...)..

Once you've dropped your bags at Gatwick, if you do want to pop into London for the evening, that's very easy. A return ticket with travelcard (using the FCC trains) is £13, that covers all your travel in London that day. The train runs every 15 minutes and only takes a half hour.

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12. Re: Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

The security/immigration process is the same for all passengers at Gatwick. Flights to the USA do not have a seperate queue.

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13. Re: Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

post 12 there are -extra security checks at Gatwick just before boarding flights to USA

I know -just did it !

14. Re: Arrive at Port of Dover on 4 May 2013, leave Gatwick 5 May

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