Gatwick Airport, otherwise known as London Gatwick (LGW) is the UK’s second busiest airport. With an estimated 44 million passengers travelling through the airport in 2017, it is also the busiest single runway airport in the world! The airport’s popularity is helped by its close proximity to Central London just 30 miles away. Located on the border between West Sussex and Surrey, both the North and South terminals at Gatwick Airport are served with excellent rail and coach links to the capital. There is also ample choice of Gatwick Airport car parking both off-site and on-site, with the option of Park and Ride or Meet and Greet services.
With so much choice for parking near Gatwick Airport, it can be difficult to find the best choice for your trip. Parkhero is here to help. You can use our knowledge of London Gatwick parking to find the best deal. Since 2013 we have developed strong relationships with parking providers and customers to build an efficient search system, so that you can easily compare airport parking at Gatwick. In just 2 minutes you can compare prices and book online without any reservation fees to worry about. Start your holiday the right way and book your parking deal with Parkhero.
You will find three main types of parking at Gatwick Airport – Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and Walk. These are either official products provided by the airport itself or by off-site providers, which often provide a better value service. Below you will find a guide to each parking type to help you make an informed decision about your LGW Airport parking.
Park and Ride services are the best value Gatwick Airport parking options available, especially for long term stays. They are usually situated a few miles away from the airport and require you to catch a bus to the terminal buildings. Transfers take between 5 and 10 minutes and leave on demand or at regular intervals depending on the provider. If you don’t mind a short wait for the bus, you can save a lot on Gatwick parking by choosing a Park and Ride option.
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If you are looking for convenience, then Meet and Greet airport parking Gatwick could be the perfect option for you. You just have to drop your car off at the terminal with a valet and it will be parked for you in a secure car park. It is the ideal option if you have a lot of luggage or a large group or family as you can walk the short distance to the check-in.
Valet Parking North/South drops you just outside the terminals with a 4 minute walk to check-in
With Park and Walk services you park your car yourself at the terminal car park and walk the short distance to the check-in. Unlike many other services you get to keep your keys and have peace of mind that your car will be safe with the extra security of being on the airport terrain. The convenience of this service means that it is often the most expensive option available.
There are specific Park and Walk services provided by Gatwick Airport at both the North and South terminals. These include Short Stay and Premium Short Stay car parks.
There are 2 terminals at Gatwick Airport and all off-site car parks on Parkhero operate from both. The official car parks operated by the airport are specific to each terminal and it is important that you check you have the correct one before you book. We have also created a list of the best parking options for each terminal to help you save time on your journey.
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