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Listed below are: Drop-off/Pick-up information; Long- andShort-Stay Parking options and fees; Valet Parking; Airport location andDriving Distances; and Directions to Parking Facilities.


Drop-off / Pick-up - Drivers may set passengers down inthe designated areas on the terminal forecourts. There is a strict no-waitingpolicy on the forecourt. If you wish to accompany passengers into the terminalyou must use the Short Stay Car Park.

If you are picking passengers up from the airport, youmust use the Short Stay Car Park. Car Park 3 (South Terminal) charges a special15-minute parking fee of �1. The Short Stay Car Parks for each terminal aresignposted from roads into Gatwick, and are a short walk from check-in.


A. Short-Stay Parking - ideal if parking for just a fewhours: North and South Terminals each have their own Short Stay Car Parks,which are convenient and save, and they are connected to the terminals and onlya short waking distance to the Terminal entrance. Short Stay Car Parks forlonger periods: If you park for only a day or two, you may be eligible for theShort-Stay Special at a pre-book rate. Fees:

1. Regular Short-Stay Parking at North & SouthTerminals:

Up to 30 mins                                                 £4.00

31 - 60 mins                                                    £8.00

1 -  2 hours                                                     £13.00

2 - 3 hours                                                      £15.00

3 - 4 hours                                                      £19.00

4 - 5 hours                                                      £22.00

5 - 6 hours                                                      £26.00

6 - 12 hours                                                    £40.00

12 - 24 hours                                                  £45.00

Each subsequent day                                     £45.00

2. Premium short stay parking: For customers who valuethe convenience of parking as close to the terminal as possible with same-levelaccess, a dedicated parking area is available in both North and South Terminalshort stay car parks.

Up to 30 mins                                                 £5.20

31 - 60 mins                                                    £10.30

1 -  2 hours                                                     £15.00

2 - 3 hours                                                      £19.00

3 - 4 hours                                                      £24.50

4 - 5 hours                                                      £29.50

5 - 6 hours                                                      £35.00

6 - 12 hours                                                    £50.00

12 - 24 hours                                                  £55.00

Each subsequent day                                     £55.00


B: Long-Stay Parking is ideal for trips of more than acouple of days. Car parks for Long Stay Parking are around North and SouthTerminals, secure and well maintained with transfer times of about 10-12mins.  Note that all quoted fees aresubject to change and may differ by season.


1. Long-Stay Parking around South Terminal: Close toSouth terminal in a secure and reasonably-priced car park. On arrival take aticket at the barrier and follow signs to park in the zone indicated. Upon yourreturn to car park drive to the exit barriers, insert your ticket and depart.Transfer from the car park to the South terminal is by shuttle bus, available24/7, and takes about 4-5 minutes. Long-Stay Parking around North Terminal: Useeither (a) Gatwick NCP Flightpath or (b) Gatwick Holiday Parking. Both of thesecar parks are situated slightly to the north of the terminal. Pre-book orarrive and obtain parking ticket at regular fees:

First day                                                          £25.00

Each subsequent day                                     £20.00


C. Valet Parking: Hassle-free, convenient and availableat both Gatwick terminals. Drop your car off on the terminal forecourt and haveit delivered back to the terminal forecourt upon your return. Premium Valetlets you concentrate on catching your flight while our professionally-trainedstaff find a parking space for you. Your car will be parked in secure storagearea and guarantee it’ll be waiting for you when you return. Avoid the stressof finding your car - just hop in and head home.

Airport Location & Driving Distances: - Gatwick is 28miles (45km) south of London, linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and tothe A23 London-Brighton road. The M25 London orbital motorway is a ten-minutedrive away (Junction 7), providing connections to the national road andmotorway network.

Satellite navigation system postcodes: South Terminal:RH6 0NP; North Terminal: RH6 0PJ.

Driving Distances to Gatwick (miles) From:

Brighton 28 (45km)

Cambridge 96 (154km)

Chelmsford 61 (98km)

Clapham 25 (40km)

Croydon 19 (30km)

Dartford 35 (56km)

Dorking 13 (21km)

Guildford 34 (54km)

Kingston Upon Thames 27 (43km)

London 28 (45km)

Portsmouth 62 (99km)

Redhill 7 (11.2km)

Tunbridge Wells 23 (37km)


Directions to Parking Facilities:


1. Directions for Long Stay South Terminal:

You will find it located next to the South terminal. Fromthe direction of London or Brighton, exit M23 at J9 following signs on theroundabout for Gatwick Airport. Keeping on the inside lane, exit left at thenext roundabout following signs for the South Terminal and then take the secondexit on the left, sign-posted Long Stay Car Park. Follow signs for Long StaySouth bear right until you reach the entrance barrier for Long Stay SouthTerminal car park.


2. Directions to Flightpath Gatwick:

From the direction of London or Brighton exit the M23 atJunction nine and follow signs for Gatwick Airport at the roundabout; at thefirst roundabout go straight-ahead following signs for the North Terminal; athe next roundabout take the third exit sign posted Long Stay Car Park; go pastthe BP gas station on your right and straight over at the next smallroundabout; follow the road for approximately a mile to the next roundabout andturn right into the NCP Flightpath car park.

For satellite navigation, the postcode for Long StayParking at North Terminal is RH6 0RN


3. Directions to Gatwick Holiday Parking:

From the direction of London or Brighton exit the M23 atjunction nine and follow signs for Gatwick airport at the roundabout: (a) atthe first roundabout go straight ahead (junction 9a) following signs for theNorth terminal; (b) at the next roundabout take the fourth exit sign postedCrawley A23; (c) at the next roundabout turn left following signs forCharlwood; (d) follow the road for approximately one mile, passing throughPovey Cross. Holiday Parking Gatwick is on the left.


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Tips, Help & Resources

Once you have selected the best parking option for you, check out these tips that can assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • Be aware of how long you might need to need to wait at the security checkpoint in your terminal.
  • Need some wheels to cart around all of your checked luggage? The airport provides assistance (and saves you effort). Baggage carts are located near the baggage carousels.
  • If you have some time before your flight departs LGW, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Waiting for a passenger to arrive? To see where the plane is and which terminal it will deplane, use the flight tracker.