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easyBus launches 1 Waterloo to Gatwick minibus service

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is launching an easyBus service between Waterloo and Gatwick Airport with fares starting at just £1.

easyBus launches 1 Waterloo to Gatwick minibus service
An easyBus pictured in Marylebone in 2010. (Photo by Mick Baker licensed under Creative Commons)
York Road easyBus stop
This bus stop in York Road is optimistically described as 'Waterloo Bus Station' in easyBus publicity

The easyJet founder set up easyBus as a no-frills minibus operator in 2003 and its network has expanded and contracted several times.

From Monday 7 July a new easyBus service will link Waterloo with Gatwick Airport.

Buses will run two or three times an hour with a journey time of 70 minutes from a bus stop outside Elizabeth House in York Road.

easyBus has bought a new fleet of 14-seater Ford Transit minibuses for its new Old Street to Stansted and Waterloo to Gatwick services.

The Waterloo to Gatwick will operate daily between 3am/4am and midnight.

Although the company advertises its lowest fare as 2, tickets for journeys in July and August range in price between 1 and 6.99 each way.

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