London Gatwick airport (LGW)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Gatwick Airport, opened in 1935, is London's second-largest air terminal. It operates domestic flights and international destinations across the globe.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - North Terminal and South Terminal, open 24 hours a day and connected by a free train that runs around the clock.

Annual passenger traffic: 32.8 million passengers went through it during 2022.

Tel: +44 344 892 0322 - FACEBOOK

Service centres in Zone D of the North Terminal and Zone J of the South Terminal.


Gatwick airport is located in Crawley, 45 km (28 miles) south of London.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are available outside the South Terminal.

  1. Alamo/National/Enterprise (Tel +44 129 360 9090 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  2. Avis/Budget (Tel +44 344 544 6001 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sundays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
  3. Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 3408 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  4. Hertz (Tel +44 843 309 3030 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  5. Sixt (Tel +44 207 018 8246 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm)

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Parking services at London Gatwick airport (LGW)

Several 24-hour monitored parking options are available, as well as free motorbike and valet parking. Drop-off areas in front of the lower level of both terminals. More information: Tel +44 330 333 9268. Fares

Long Stay South & North - Long stay areas with complementary shuttle bus service.
Short Stay South & North - Multi-level short-stay facilities, connected to the respective terminals via a covered walkway. Electric vehicle charging stations available.
Premium Parking South & North - Located in a special sector of the above car parks, these are the closest to the terminals.
Commuter Parking - Located next to the South Terminal and the train station.
Summer Special - Long-term parking available between March and September, linked to the North Terminal by courtesy shuttle buses.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are adapted toilets, reserved seating, induction loops, contrasting signage, accessible transport systems, designated parking spaces, ramps and lifts. To request special assistance, contact your airline at least 72 hours in advance.
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Latest updates: August 18, 2023