Parking at Gatwick Airport

Where to park for Gatwick Airport

If you are heading away and need to find parking at Gatwick Airport, we show you all the options you have available, from on site parking to renting driveways nearby for a reduced rate.

1. Niblock Logistic Solutions Car Park

The cheapest parking off-site at Gatwick Airport is Niblock Logistic Solutions Ltd in Hookwood which costs just £5 per hour. This means that you can park close to Gatwick Airport for just £56 for 1 week and £108 for two weeks. You can book directly through the links below:

2 nights (48 hours)£20
4 nights (96 hours)£35
7 nights£56
14 nights£108

Terminal 1: Terminal 1 is 0.7 miles away or just a 15 minute walk.

Terminal 2: Terminal 2 is 1 mile away or just a 21 minute walk.

Terminal 3: Terminal 3 is 0.6 miles away or just a 13 minute walk.

2. Cophall Park & Ride

Cheapest parking at Gatwick Airport

The cheapest on-site car park at Gatwick Airport is Cophall Park & Ride which costs £128 for 1 week of parking or £174 for 2 weeks of parking.

Cophall Park & Ride is just 10 minutes away from Gatwick Airport and offer a free minibus transfer which takes just 10-15 minutes.

If you are looking for a convenient option, Cophall Meet & Greet allows you to drive to the terminal at Gatwick Airport where your driver will meet you. You car will be taken to a secure car park whilst you are away.

2 nights (48 hours)£76
4 nights (96 hours)£97
7 nights£128
14 nights£174

Address: Effingham Road, Copthorne, Crawley, RH10 3HZ

3. APH

The next cheapest car park at Gatwick Airport is APH, which covers all terminals and costs £128 for 1 week of parking or £171 for 2 weeks of parking.

There is a shuttle included in the price which runs every 15 minutes and takes between 10-12 minutes to reach the terminal at Gatwick Airport.

2 nights (48 hours)£85
4 nights (96 hours)£98
7 nights£128
14 nights£171

Address: Copthorne Road, Copthorne, Crawley, RH10 3PD

On-Site Parking at Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is one of the busiest airports in the South of England so there is a range of on-site car parks to choose from, including long stay and meet & greet style services.

Car ParkDistancePrice per Week (From)
Park and Ride10 Minute Shuttle£119
Valet Parking5 Minute Walk£159
Purple Parking10 Minute Shuttle£128
Meet & Greet5 Minute Walk£145

Hotel and Parking at Gatwick Airport

If you are heading out of Gatwick Airport on an early flight, it might be beneficial to book a hotel the night before, so you get a good nights sleep before your flight.

You can also book a hotel and parking package so you only need to make one booking and it can also save you money compared to making separate bookings.

HotelRatingDistance from AirportTransfer Included1 night + 7 days parking from
Europa Hotel3 star3.6 milesNo£85
Holiday Inn4 star5.4 milesNo£119
Premier Inn3 star0.8 milesYes£223
Crowne Plaza4 star3.2 milesNo£73

Rent Driveway Near Gatwick Airport

If you are more concerned about price than convenience and you are looking for cheap airport parking at Gatwick, you can now book a space on a driveway of a local resident for a much lower price than you would pay on-site at the airport.

You will need to arrange transportation to and from the airport, but the benefit of this method is that your car is likely to be monitored whilst you are away.

Free Parking near Gatwick Airport

Parking for free whilst you are away on holiday is not the most recommended method, especially if you are out of the country for a long period of time.

We recommend using a free parking spot if you are flying on a domestic flight and will only be leaving your car for a maximum of 24 hours, although there are no restrictions for our free parking spots. 

We don’t recommend parking on residential streets as this can become a struggle for locals, so for free parking near Gatwick Airport, we’d suggest The Industrial Estate just off Balcombe Road in Horley. 

From here, you can jump on the train at Horley which is only one stop away from Gatwick Airport. The journey takes around 2-4 minutes and trains run into the night.

What to know about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport has  a wide range of routes that cover lots of popular destinations across Europe, including Barcelona, Venice, Alicante, Krakow, Malaga, Naples, Geneva and Faro to name a few.

What shopping is available at Gatwick Airport?

If you’re flying from Gatwick Airport, you won’t be short of shops to browse whilst waiting for your flight. There’s Accessorize, Boots, Boss, Dune, FatFace, Harrods, M&S Food, Mulberry and SuperDry to name a few.

Where can I eat at Gatwick Airport?

There are a wide range of eateries at Gatwick Airport including Costa, Pret a Manger, Jamie’s Italian, Yo Sushi, Wetherspoons, Wagamama, Nando’s and Itsu to name a few.

What facilities are at Gatwick Airport?

If you’re waiting for a flight, you will want to keep entertained. At Gatwick Airport, there’s a range of Airport Lounges, a Prayer Room and Kids Zones.

How to get to Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is 28 miles (45km) south of London, linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road. It’s accessible from Brighton, Guildford and Royal Tunbridge Wells directions.

The M25 is just a ten-minute drive away with connections to the UK’s national road and motorway network. 

If you’re using a sat nav, Gatwick Airport postcodes are:

South Terminal: RH6 0NP
North Terminal: RH6 0PJ

Information was last updated on June 17th, 2024