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Looking to leave your car while you fly from Gatwick? This is the website for discovering great deals on your Gatwick Airport parking experience while you travel.

We have a wide selection of services, including Meet & Greet services, Park & Ride services, highly secure car parks and both outdoor and covered parking.

 

With Parkhero, we don’t require you to create a profile, nor is there any booking fee. You just choose the dates you want to travel on, find the right choice amongst the various providers we offer and then book your choice in a matter of minutes. 

 

Condensed Car Park Information

We know that when you are looking to compare parking with Parkhero, that the price, location and the trustworthiness of the car parks are key deciding factors. Below, you can see a condensed version of all the info you need:

 

🚘 No. of Providers 13
✔️ Best Rated Ace Parking Meet and Greet
💰 Best Value for MoneyCambridge Hotel
📏 Closest to the AirportAce Parking Meet and Greet

 

For an overview of the best choices when it comes to price, you should consider our Top 5 Article on Gatwick Parking Operators. Or, if you prefer, you can see the prices of the rest in our Gatwick Airport Parking Price Article.

 

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Types of Parking at Gatwick Airport

The airport parking Gatwick provides varies widely. However, there are three main types of services. These are listed below with a brief description for your convenience.

 

Park & Ride

This service is your typical shuttle bus operation. You arrive at the car park and park up in the allocated spot. You then catch the shuttle bus to your terminal to catch your flight. Times vary depending on the car park provider.

A good balance between price and convenience.

 

Meet & Greet

These operators suit those in a rush, or looking to indulge in a more comfortable service. You simply park up at the terminal, where a professional valet will take your keys from you and drive your car to the secure off-site car park for you. You are then free to catch your flight at your own pace and leisure.

The ultimate luxury.

 

Park & Stroll

These car parks provide you with the convenience of being close to the terminal, but come at a high price. While reducing any hassle that might arise from relying on other services, such as the shuttles and valets, these providers tend to charge steeper rates.

Convenience at a price.

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Park & Ride Providers

Here we have listed some Gatwick Park & Ride providers that we highly recommend.

 

APH Park & Ride Gatwick

APH Park & Ride Gatwick

With over 3000 park spaces, APH Park & Ride Gatwick has plenty of space for you to park in. The Park Mark award for safety is backed up by the CCTV and 24 hour patrols, meaning that your car will be in the safest of hands.

Shuttles run every 10 minutes and take just 12 minutes to reach the airport. With over 37 years of experience, it’s no surprise that the staff are highly professional and very friendly. This car park is highly recommended.

 

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Cambridge Hotel Gatwick

Cambridge Hotel Gatwick

If you are looking for something a little more competitive, then Cambridge Hotel Gatwick might be the place for you to park. With great value for money, this high quality hotel offers plenty of parking space and a shuttle service to both terminals in Gatwick.

With a journey time of around 10 minutes, you can be sure to arrive promptly at the terminal of your choice, with the knowledge that your car is in safe hands. This is an excellent choice for those travelling on a budget.

 

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Cophall Parking Gatwick

Cophall Parking Gatwick

Another budget-friendly option is Cophall Parking Gatwick. This Park & Ride service has an on-demand shuttle that reaches the airport in just 10 minutes.

With friendly service, and consistently high ratings, this family run business is also highly secure. The car park has a Park Mark award from the police and is open 24/7 to boot!

 

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Meet & Greet Provider Spotlight

Below we have added a highly recommended Gatwick Meet & Greet provider that we offer here on our platform. We suggest this operator thanks to its rating, price, and convenience.

 

Ace Meet & Greet

Ace Meet & Greet Gatwick

One of our best rated car park providers, Ace Meet & Greet Gatwick provide only the best quality service. With a Park Mark award for safety, 24/7 security, monitored CCTV, security patrols and qualified drivers, you can be sure that your vehicle is in the safest of hands.

It’s also simple to use. You drive up to the meeting point at the terminal and give your keys to the valet. They will drive your car to the safe car park and leave you to make the short walk to the terminal check in at your leisure. All of this takes less than 5 minutes!

On your return, just call ahead after you land to arrange the meeting time with the driver, and they will have your vehicle ready for you as you exit the terminal.

They also operate 24/7 so you can drop off and pick up your car at any time.

This service comes at a fantastic price for the quality of service on offer.

 

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Gatwick Terminals

There are 2 terminals at Gatwick Airport, the North Terminal and the South Terminal. All off-site car parks offered Parkhero operate from both terminals, while the official on-site car parks are specific to each terminal. It is important that you check you have the correct terminal before you book, you don’t want to have to rush to the other terminal before your flight!

We have created a list of the best parking options for each terminal to help you save time on your journey.

Gatwick Parking North Terminal – Used by British Airways, Firstchoice, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic amongst others

Gatwick Parking South Terminal – Served by easyJet, Ryanair, flybe, Norwegian and Wizz Air amongst others

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest way to park at Gatwick?

When looking to save money on Gatwick parking it is best to opt for an off-site Park and Ride service. These car parks offer the best value for money with prices often cheaper than the official long stay options and similar or even shorter transfer times to the terminals. You can see our top offers at Gatwick for March 2022 below (prices were accurate at time of writing, for prices for your trip enter your travel dates in the search tool above).

Parking ServicePrice Per DayPrice per weekPrice per 2 weeksDistanceRating
Cophall Parking£4.11£32.92£51.9210 minute shuttle9.1
Cambridge Hotel£4.12£33.00£50.006 minute shuttle8.5

 

Which is the best Gatwick parking?

Our highest customer rated Gatwick car park is Ace Parking. They provide a highly professional Meet and Greet service that offers a seamless, stress-free experience from drop-off to pick-up. Their friendly, professional staff are fully trained and insured to drive your vehicle and will ensure that your trip begins in the right way.

 

Can I just turn up and park at Gatwick?

Yes, you can arrive at official Gatwick car parks and buy a ticket on the day. However, this is not recommended. Prices on the day are always higher than when you book in advance and you have fewer services to choose from. There is also the possibility that you will have the stress of being unable to find a space.

 

Where can I park at Gatwick North?

You have a great range of parking options at Gatwick’s North Terminal. You can choose from off-site Park and Ride options or Meet and Greet services, as well as the official airport Long Stay and Short Stay car parks. All parking services offered at Parkhero serve both terminals, simply enter your travel dates in the bar above to find the best deal for your trip.

 

Do you have to book long stay parking at Gatwick?

No, you can buy a ticket at the official Long Stay car park on the day. However, it is always best to book in advance for the best prices and a good idea to consider the off-site Park and Ride services for lower prices and similar transfer times. Begin your search in the bar above!

 

What is valet parking at Gatwick?

Gatwick Airport valet parking or Meet and Greet parking is a service that allows you to drop your car off at or near the terminal building with a professional valet. Your car will be parked for you in a secure car park and returned to the same area on your return. You often have the option to have your car cleaned or serviced while you are away.

 

How long before my flight should I arrive at Gatwick?

The time you arrive at the airport will depend on where you are going and the time of year. For international flights outside of Europe it is recommended you arrive at the airport 3 to four hours before your flight. This is to leave time for longer security checks. For European and domestic flights the recommendation is to arrive at the airport 2 to 3 hours before your flight. However, during the peak summer months, it is a good idea to give yourself some extra time. Waiting times at baggage drop and to get through security can increase significantly during peak times. Waiting times for Park and Ride buses can also increase.

 

Gatwick Airport Car Parking - Airport Trivia

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 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. At Gatwick you have a broad choice of domestic and international destinations from airlines, such as British Airways, Ryanair, easyJet and flybe.

 

Gatwick Parking Coronavirus Advice

If a car park is available for Gatwick on Parkhero, then it will be operating as normal. However, there will be visible hygiene policies and social distancing measures in place to ensure the safety of staff and customers. Shuttle buses for Park and Ride services may run at reduced capacity as a result and you may be required to wear a face mask while onboard.

Please note that all flights from Gatwick are currently using the North Terminal only and car parks have adapted their services accordingly.

We have created a dedicated Covid-19 page to keep you updated with our policies should you need to make changes or cancel your parking reservation at Gatwick.

 

Want to know more?

Discover the Top 5 cheapest parking options at Gatwick Airport here.

Find an overview of all parking prices at Gatwick here.

And to find out more about Parkhero, click here.

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