Gatwick Airport Parking
Parking at Gatwick Airport
Gatwick airport is a large international airport near Crawley in West Sussex. It is just under 30 miles south of central London. After Heathrow airport, Gatwick is the second busiest airport in the UK.
Gatwick airport has two terminals, the North terminal and the South terminal. It operates only one runway. Many different airlines operate from Gatwick airport, flying to a wider variety of destinations.
There is a good selection of shops and restaurants at Gatwick airport. If you are browsing whilst waiting for your flight or looking for last minute souvenirs, there is sure to be something to interest you. World Duty-Free offers beauty product, spirits, fashion and more. For reading material for your flight, you may want to browse the wide choice of books and magazines at WH Smith.
With a range of restaurants and cafes to suit every budget and taste, you’re sure to find somewhere to grab some refreshments. You may like to try Nando’s, Wagamama, or Jamie’s Italian.
There are several options for London Gatwick airport parking. These include long stay parking, short stay parking, premium parking, and valet parking. Parking at Gatwick airport prices vary depending on which type of car park you choose. Gatwick airport parking deals are often available if you book in advance. Gatwick airport parking and hotel deals may be a good choice if you are staying overnight.
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4.9 out of 5 stars
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Getting to the Airport
There are direct transport links by bus or coach between Gatwick airport and more than 100 UK towns and cities. Many of these are available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
Local buses run frequent services to the towns and villages close to the airport. There are also regional and national coach services to London and other destinations, including Heathrow, Cambridge, Birmingham, and Bristol.
Gatwick airport boasts the best rail connections of any airport in Britain. There are 129 train stations that run direct services to Gatwick airport and over 700 which offer journeys with just one change.
The Gatwick Express offers a direct service to and from London Victoria. It departs every 15 minutes in peak periods and the journey takes around 30 minutes.
Gatwick airport is 28 miles south of London. It is linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road. Only ten minutes’ drive will get you to the M25, where you can connect to the UK’s national road and motorway network.
Parking at Gatwick Airport North terminal and South terminal is available when you arrive.
Gatwick airport has a national cycle route running right through the airport. This means that it has much better cycle accessibility than other London airports. The National Cycle Route 21 goes right past the South terminal and the transit to the North terminal. This route runs from Greenwich in London, through Horley and Crawley, to Groombridge, Eastbourne and Pevensey.
Blue Badge holders have more options about where to park and for how long. At Gatwick airport, disabled parking is easy and accessible routes are clearly signposted.
Blue Badge holders can park in the Premium parking area at the standard short-term car parking tariff, for up to four hours. If you need to park at the airport for longer than a few hours, it is recommended that you use one of the long-term car parks. There are marked Blue Badge bays available in the long-term car parks. All of these bays offer easy access and are a minimum distance away from the bus stops.
If you need to take your Blue Badge abroad, make sure that you show it to the car park attendant before leaving your car.
Gatwick airport is working towards reducing emissions and supports cleaner transport options. There are 8 22kW charging points for electric vehicles available in Gatwick airport. All of these are located in the short stay car parks at both terminals.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government’s Go Ultra Low website.
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How much is short stay parking at Gatwick airport?
In the short stay car parks at the North terminal and South terminal at Gatwick airport, prices start at £8 for 30 minutes to one hour. This rises to £45 for 12-24 hours, and then an additional £45 for each subsequent day.
How much is long stay parking at Gatwick airport?
In the long stay car parks at Gatwick airport, the price is £25 per day and then an additional £20 for subsequent days. YourParkingSpace offers a range of options for long stay parking at affordable prices.
Is there free parking at Gatwick airport?
There are generally charges in place for both Gatwick airport parking North terminal and Gatwick airport parking South terminal. However, if you are picking up passengers, you can park for two hours for free in the long stay car parks at Gatwick airport.
Can you book airport parking on the day?
You can book airport parking at Gatwick in advance online or you can arrive and park on the day. You may find that it is cheaper to book in advance. Why not consider using YourParkingSpace? Available 24 hours a day, YourParkingSpace can help you find a space fast at a time that is convenient for you.
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Latest Gatwick Airport parking reviews
Great space big enough for most cars and only a £10 taxi to GatwickWilliam
Didn't have chance to meet the owners, but the spot was easy to find, easy to access and in a great location for airport parking. Highly recommend!Andrew
Would recommend. Easy to find and parking worked out perfectly.Jacqueline
Great location and brilliant communication with the host. Will use it again. Thank you!Gintare
Easy to find, easy to park. A fair walk to Horley station of about 15 minutes, 1 train stop to Gatwick Return train ticket £ 3.80 pp. There is also a direct bus service to the airport. No intereaction with anybody. Just park and go. Great savings compared to Gatwick airport parking charges.Well worth the transfer disruption. Will use again. Thank youBarojos9
Secure, secluded location within a 10 minute taxi ride from departures. We did experience limited phone signal upon arrival at the location delaying the booking of a taxi however.Paul
Left my car here when I went on Holiday for a week. Very helpful host. Spacious parking area behind a gated entrance. Definitely value for money if leaving your car there to go to Gatwick.Jim
Easy to find. Only 15 minute walk to the airport. Would definitely use again.Luke