Gatwick Airport Parking

Secure & Cheap Gatwick Parking from Approved Operators

Prices from £32.99 per week

Pre-book parking near Gatwick Airport with FHR to guarantee your space and SAVE money on the price you would pay on the day. FHR have 30 years experience selecting the best options and all our Gatwick car parks are approved by the airport, trading standards and hold the Park Mark Award for security.

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Gatwick Airport information

Gatwick Airport Parking logos

Gatwick Airport, also known as London Gatwick Airport, in is in the south-east of England, approx. 30 miles south of Central London and around 3 miles north of the town of Crawley.

Opening as an aerodrome in the late 1920s, it has been used by commercial travellers since 1933 and has two terminals. By number of passengers it is currently the second-busiest UK airport and the eight-busiest in Europe. In 2016, 43.1 million passengers passed through the airport.

The airport has been owned and operated by Gatwick Airport Limited since 2009. The airline with the most flights from Gatwick Airport is currently EasyJet, but there are many others, the larger ones include including Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Thompson Airways and Thomas Cook Airways.

How to Get to Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road and is just a ten-minute drive from the M25

If you use a satnav the postcodes for Gatwick are

RH6 0NP for the South Terminal

RH6 0PJ for the North Terminal

To get between the airport terminals, you just need to take the shuttle service. It runs 24 hours a day, every day, running between the two terminals every few minutes and with a journey time of just two minutes its very quick.

Car Parking Options at Gatwick Airport

There are many options for parking services at Gatwick Airport, both on-airport and off-airport as well as meet and greet parking.

On-Airport Parking at Gatwick Airport

There are several on-airport parking options to choose from the Short Stay Multi-storeys to one of the three Long stay car Parks run by Gatwick Airport and they all have the Park Mark accreditation for safer parking and they all run a free transfer coach from the car park into the terminal.

Long Stay Gatwick Parking

There is Long Stay South car park, not to be confused with Long Stay North car park. Both these car parks are served by a free shuttle bus and are self-park where you keep your keys. There is also The Summer Special Car Park, which currently transfers only to the North Terminal, but you will need to leave your keys at this one.

Short Stay Car Parks Gatwick Airport

There are six Short Stay Multi-storey car parks, but they are at a premium price and are likely to be used for shorter stays.

Off-Airport Parking near Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is well served with approved off-airport park and ride car parks including APH, Purple Parking Gatwick and Cophall Parking. These car parks will require you to leave your car keys. Simply drop your car off and hop on the transfer bus for a quick journey to Gatwick taking approx. 10 minutes.

Meet and Greet at Gatwick Airport

Again, there are quite a few options here. For Meet and Greet parking operators who have been approved not only by the airport, but by trading standards too, you can choose from companies like I Love Meet and Greet and Help-me-park who will meet you outside your departure terminal, or ACE Meet and Greet who meet in the adjacent short-term car parks. .

This type of parking can be very helpful if you have mobility issues, as its the nearest you can get to park by the airport terminal building and its also great if you have bulky items such as skis and golf clubs or lots of luggage, young children with pushchairs etc.

Hotels with parking at Gatwick Airport

At Gatwick, you have the luxury of hotels attached by an indoor walkway to your departure terminal. For instance, there is the Hilton Hotel at Gatwick South Terminal and the Sofitel Hotel at Gatwick North terminal. Both these hotels come with parking packages for maximum convenience.

If you are happy to stay a little further out, the rates go down. Why not try the Holiday Inn Gatwick close to North terminal, the traditional style Copthorne London Gatwick hotel built around a 16th century farmhouse just a 10 minute transfer away, or the modern Sandman Signature Hotel also 10 minutes away with their recently refurbished rooms and public areas. The choices don't stop either as there as there are many more and most will be available with a parking package making it the smart choice for those early flights or late returns.

Gatwick Airport Departure Lounge

At both North and South terminals there is a good choice of cafes and restaurants to suit most tastes, like Yo!, Nando’s, Giraffe, Wagamama and Costa to name but a few. Bars include Wetherspoons and Union Jacks Bar by Jamie Oliver.

If you like to indulge in some duty-free shopping, as well as the World Duty Free you can find many of your favourite stores such as Michael Kors, Cath Kidston, Fatface, Lacoste, Snow + Rock, Ted Baker, Superdry, just a few of many and of course the must have news-agents and Beauty/Pharmacy store.

When you arrive at the airport you can enjoy 90 minutes free Wi-Fi and if you want to be online for longer, then high speed wi-fi is provided at the airport by Boingo Hotspot for a fee.

If you like to have a cigarette before your flight, you may want to note that you can only smoke outside the terminal buildings in the clearly marked designated zones. That means once you've passed through security, there there's no smoking at all, even if for passengers connecting from an international to international flight.

If you need special assistance at Gatwick Airport, they recommend you contact your airline at least 48 hours before you are due to fly to make sure you can book the specific mobility services you need to get on your flight in time. Bear in mind you may need to inform your airline of any mobility items you need to have on the flight with you, especially larger items like wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Gatwick Airport Lounge

For an escape from the hustle and bustle and a comfortable start to your journey, you can also book an executive lounge. These can be used by any passengers flying out of Gatwick Airport regardless of the airline you are flying with and what class your ticket is.

There are a few lounges to choose from depending which terminal you are flying from. At the North Terminal, there is the No:1 Lounge, as well as the more intimate My Lounge and the Aspire Lounge, whereas at the South Terminal you can enjoy the No:1 Lounge.

Whilst you are enjoying the peace and comfort, you can enjoy complementary drinks from the bar including soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits as well as hot beverages and hot and cold snacks from the pantry table.

Gatwick Airport Parking Map

Click on a point below to view information on the car park and the transfer time to Gatwick airport.

Read the latest reviews from FHR customers who have booked Gatwick Airport Parking. Click the car park's name to view more information

Cophall Parking Gatwick

Excellent service, polite and helpful drivers. Very prompt to collect you from airport. Only improvement I can think of it to offer a valet service whilst your car is left with them - I would have definitely taken up this offer. Will use again.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Teresa Riches - 13 Dec 2018 11:48

Value Meet & Greet Gatwick

Excellent service - one negative is I waited too long for me vehicle on my return
4 Rating Book Again: Yes Verified Customer - 12 Dec 2018 10:33

Cophall Parking Saver

As always good service good prices and you get what you expect.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Julie - 11 Dec 2018 19:34

Help-Me-Park Meet and Greet

Not too bad, but seemed to take a little longer to collect and deliver car than others. I have booked an additional 3 days at the beginning of the parking, which I paid for via you, but they wanted to charge me extra both on collection and on delivery. I would have thought that they could have sorted it out whilst I was away. I had to prove to them that I had paid. Won't be using them again
2 Rating Book Again: No Paul Little - 11 Dec 2018 10:41

Bubble Park & Deliver - Return Meet

I have used this company before and I think it is an excellent service. It is very near to the airport and they take you straight to the door and then meet you on return. Bit disappointed this time, as had a 20 minute wait unfortunately. However it beats hopping on a bus and trying to find your car, so would use again.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Annie - 10 Dec 2018 23:31

Sure Parking Meet and Greet

Very prompt, friendly and efficient service. They were waiting to collect the car when we arrived and the car was returned promptly without us having to wait when we returned.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Julie - 10 Dec 2018 21:47

Cophall Parking Saver

Friendly, courteous staff, transport request times good and drivers very helpful. Fees are always competitive which is good to know. Well recommended.
4 Rating Book Again: Yes B. Justice - 10 Dec 2018 15:33

Bubble Valet Parking - Eco Meet & Greet

Great service & good value, thank you!
5 Rating Book Again: Yes Laura West - 10 Dec 2018 11:16

I Love Meet & Greet

Couldn't fault the return, called, answered immediately, car arrived for us minutes after we reached the pick-up point. A shame the drop-off wasn't quite so smooth: 5 minutes on hold to get through, warned of a 20 minute wait to get drivers over (and was at least that) - not a great start at 6am in the rain, and we weren't the only people affected.
3 Rating Book Again: Yes C Winston - 10 Dec 2018 10:39

Cophall Parking Saver

Easy to find, helpful staff and fair price.
5 Rating Book Again: Yes D Webber - 09 Dec 2018 19:52

Frequently Asked Questions

You can book Gatwick Airport Parking with us right up to your day of travel. However, we'd always recommend booking as early as possible to get the best prices and guarantee your space at your chosen car park.

Prices are set by the car parks and change with the availability so as the car parks fill up the prices increase.

By booking your car parking at Gatwick in advance you can save over 40%

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The closest option at Gatwick would be a Meet & Greet where you'll be met outside the terminal and have just a short walk across in to the airport building.

The most convenient service would be from companies such as I Love Meet & Greet or ABC Meet & Greet where they'll meet you on the forecourt or ACE Meet & Greet and Sure Parking who will meet you in the short stay car park opposite the terminal.

If you're looking for a Park & Ride at Gatwick then Bubble Park & Deliver has just a 3 minute transfer and your car will be delivered back to the terminal for collection or APH, Cophall Parking and Purple Parking are all located within 10 minutes of Gatwick.

Click on the tab above to view a map of the Gatwick Parking options available from FHR

Yes, all of the car parks we work with are approved by Gatwick Airport, Trading Standards and most options have the Park Mark Award for security.

If you'd like to look at the security measures for a specific car park then click "More Information" on your chosen option.

FHR have over 30 years experience selecting the best parking services so you can fly safe in the knowledge that your car will be taken care off whilst you're away

This depends on a number of things. If you're travelling with young children, have mobility issues or don't want to use a transfer bus then Meet and Greet would be the option for you. You can be met outside the airport terminal and have your car collected, driven to the secure car park near Gatwick by an insured driver and then delivered back to the terminal ready for collection on your return.

If you don't mind a short transfer to Gatwick then choosing an off-site car park can save you money. Simply head to the car park following the directions we'll send you in your confirmation email, drop your car off and hop on the transfer bus to either the North or South Terminal.

Depending on the meet and greet service you choose to book, you'll either be outside the terminal on the forecourt or in the short stay car park just a short walk across to the terminal building. 

Forecourt Meeting Point

 

Short Stay Car Park Meeting Point

You can also book a Return Meet at Gatwick with Bubble Park & Deliver where you drive your car to the car park on the way out and then they conveniently deliver the car park back to the terminal for your return.

It's not a problem if your flight back to Gatwick is delayed. Your car will be kept safe and you can pay for any additional days parking at the car park when you return to collect your vehicle.

It's very common nowadays for people to fly out of one terminal and back into another and it's not a problem at all.

All of our Gatwick car parks operate at both the North and South Terminal. Once you have selected your chosen car park and clicked through to the booking form you can select different departure and return terminals if the car park require that information in advance.

There isn't a discount for booking more than one car but if you have a discount code or promotional email offer then this will be applied to all the cars on the booking.

If you're looking to make a booking to park more than one car at Gatwick then you can easily do this on our website. Simply enter your dates and times, choose the option that best suits you and when you click through to the booking form you'll have the option to "Add a car" and can make a booking for up to 5 vehicles at the same time.

If you have already made a booking or require further assistance then please visit our Help Section or contact our Reservations Team