Gatwick Airport is approximately 28 miles south of center of London. There is a big range of bus and rail transport choices for passengers using London Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport to/from Central London and Paris France.
Gatwick Express Train
This is the quickest, most expensive and most relaxing choice. The terminus in Central London at Victoria is also central and the best transit point to your accommodation. If relaxation and speed are everything then this is your option. If you generally would get a car service from and to the airport, do yourself a favour, and take the Gatwick Express to Victoria then gets a black London cab from there.
Southern trains run the same way as the Gatwick Express. They take approximately fifteen minutes more to Victoria as they are stopping trains. They get extremely crowded at peak times but are much more affordable than the Gatwick Express. Before you get to Victoria the train will break at Clapham Junction where you can change trains to Waterloo Station by County Hall on the different side of the River Thames to Big Ben.
Thameslink trains runs a different way into Central London. It is almost as quick and is significantly affordable than the Gatwick Express. It stops at different stations mostly in the City of London, the business region of London. One stop is St Pancras, a big cheap hotel area in itself and extremely handy if you are staying in the Bloomsbury hotel area and is also the terminus for the Eurostar trains London Gatwick to Paris.
Private Hire Car
Unless you have mobility issues or a lot of luggage; a private hire car from Gatwick to Paris does not make much sense. The Gatwick Express train plus a cab at its terminus in London, Victoria is going to be much quicker, more relaxed and much less costly than a means of private transport.
Hotel Transfer Minivan Shuttle
Although a general London airport transfer in many countries, minivan shuttles in England are rare as they find it hard to compete with airport trains and buses. At Gatwick, there is a minivan shuttle option for Gatwick to Paris but the number of people using it is little. The service manages to be the most costly option but provides the lowest frequencies and among the slowest transfers. You might find an excellent idea to get the Gatwick Express train into London and then a mini cab to your hotel.