Gatwick Parking South Terminal

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If you are planning to park at Gatwick South, let Parkhero make it easy for you. Instead of spending time and energy searching multiple websites for the best price, take just 5 minutes and use Parkhero’s comparison tool. Simply enter your dates, hit ‘Search’ and compare Gatwick parking South Terminal prices, distance to the terminal building and customer reviews. Whether you are looking for Park and Ride, Meet and Greet or Park and Walk services, we will help you find the best option for your trip at the best possible price.

Find trustworthy, secure and professional parking near the South Terminal with Parkhero, together with all the information you could need about the service. We will show you exactly what you can expect from the parking service with customer reviews, security information, pictures and more. You can compare the factors that matter to you most, whether that is price, customer ratings or even the differences between off-site and official car parking services.

Find out all you need to know about the Gatwick parking options you need at the South Terminal below.


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Parkhero’s Guide to Gatwick Parking South Terminal

You will find plenty of parking choice at Gatwick’s South Terminal, whether you are looking for a budget option or just something easy and convenient. It is the base for many of the airport’s long-distance operators, such as British Airways and Norwegian, which means that great value long term parking is in high demand. There are off-site car parks, official services, shuttle and valet options to choose from and something to fit every budget. But don’t stress! With so many things to consider, we have put together a comprehensive guide to help answer your questions about parking Gatwick South.

Finding great value parking at Gatwick’s South Terminal does not need to be difficult. With all the information you need on the available car parking services below and Parkhero’s easy to use comparison tool at the top of the page, it is simple to find the best car park for your trip! Compare the prices, security features, customer reviews, parking types, distance to the South Terminal and more all in one place.

Read on and explore further what parking options are available to you and find out how you can save money on parking at Gatwick South.

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Overview of Gatwick South Parking Services

You will find some fantastic parking options at Gatwick South and our top-sellers and most popular products include Cambridge Hotel, Acorn Lodge, Cophall, Ace Parking and Premier Parking. With these services you can expect a stress-free and efficient parking experience!

In the table below you can get an idea of the sort of prices you can expect from these services at South Terminal Gatwick together with the distance from the car park to the terminal building and our customer ratings.


Parking ServicePrice Per DayPrice per weekPrice per 2 weeksTransfer TimeRating
Cambridge Hotel£3.99£31.93£50.476 minutes8.5
Acorn LodgeN/AN/AN/A5 minutes8.5
Cophall Parking£6.49£51.91£89.2010 minutes9.1
Premier Parking£9.37£74.99£112.492 minutes9.1
Ace Parking£11.33£90.64£112.272 minutes9.5


These prices are based on parking reservations made for October 2020 with bookings made 3 months in advance (unfortunately Acorn Lodge was not available at this time). If you want more information on these services, click on the link in the table to access the dedicated service page or read on for a condensed description of each service.

Make sure to keep in mind that the further in advance you book your Gatwick parking South Terminal, the more money you will save. You can save up to 60% by pre-booking compared to booking parking on the day and with Parkhero it can take less than 10 minutes to complete your booking from beginning your search to payment!


Cambridge Hotel Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalCambridge Hotel

Cambridge hotel is one of our most popular services at Gatwick’s South Terminal with a seamless Park and Ride service less than 3 miles from the airport. The shuttle buses run on-demand 24 hours a day 7 days a week and the transfer to the terminal takes just 6 minutes. Customers are free to use the hotel lobby facilities if there is any need to wait and friendly staff are always on hand if you have any questions. This car park also offers excellent security for your car which includes CCTV, alarms and security fencing. Cambridge Hotel is a great budget choice and has received an 8.5 out of 10 from our customers for the level of service.


Acorn Lodge Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalAcorn Lodge

A convenient long stay parking option at the South Terminal, Acorn Lodge offers shuttles that take only 5 minutes to reach the terminal. Between 09:30 and 03:00 the buses run on demand and then every 30 minutes outside of this time bracket. You can use the hotel facilities which include free Wi-Fi and a bar and restaurant and security features including 24-hour patrols, security fencing and alarms. Acorn Lodge parking has been awarded an 8.5 out of 10 for its excellent services and offers a hassle-free experience at the South Terminal.


Cophall Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalCophall Parking

A well-established family business for over 20 years, Cophall Parking is a friendly and efficient Park and Ride service operating at both the North and South Terminals. The car park shuttles are complimentary and run on-demand with a short 10-minute transfer to the terminal forecourt. Staff are always happy to assist you and provide high-level security for your vehicle. This includes CCTV, regular security patrols of the compound and barriers at the entrance and exit. Overall our customers have awarded Cophall Parking 9.1 out of 10, so you know you are onto a good service!


Ace Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalAce Parking

With a high customer satisfaction rating of 9.5 out of 10, you know you will receive a fantastic parking service from Ace Parking. This Meet and Greet service enables you to drop your car off directly at the South Terminal without the hassle of having to find a space or take a bus. You simply need to drop your car off with one of the professional Ace valets and head to the check-in desks. Your car will be parked securely and when you return, it will be waiting for you where you dropped it off. Choose Ace parking for a reliable and professional parking experience.


Premier Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalPremier Parking

For a high-end parking experience, opt for Premier Parking at the Gatwick South Terminal. Drop your car off and be greeted by efficient and professional staff who will take good care of your vehicle. You can choose to add valet services to your car while you are away and return to a sparkling vehicle. It is a convenient Meet and Greet service that provides high quality customer service, levels of security and an overall parking experience being rated at 9.1 out of 10 by our customers.


Long Stay Gatwick Airport South TerminalLong Stay

The official Long Stay car park at the South Terminal operates a number plate recognition system allowing you enter and exit at the barrier without requiring a ticket. Once through the barrier you can choose your own parking space and take your car keys with you. Shuttle buses are free and run every 10 to 12 minutes directly to the South Terminal and take between 7 and 12 minutes. It is the cheapest service on the airport terrain. It is not possible at this time to book this car park on Parkhero.


Valet Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalValet Parking

The official Valet Parking service allows you to drop-off your car at the Short Stay car park just outside the South Terminal and make the 4-minute covered walk to the terminal building. Professional staff will greet you and ensure that your car is parked securely on the airport terrain. They will be happy to help you with your luggage and any queries you have before you head off on your trip. When you return you will find your car waiting for you in the Short Term car park. Unfortunately, this car park is not available on Parkhero at this time.


Short Stay Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalShort Stay

Located right next to the South Terminal in a multi-storey building the Short Stay car park is a fantastic option for short trips from Gatwick. It is one of the more expensive options but is worthwhile for those short weekend breaks for the convenience of walking just 4 minutes to the terminal building before and after your flight. The car park is self-park with a number plate recognition system and allows you to choose a space yourself and keep your car keys. Unfortunately, it is not possible to book the Short Stay car park with Parkhero.


Premium Short Stay Parking Gatwick Airport South TerminalPremium Short Stay

The Premium Short Stay car park at the South Terminal is located in the same multi-storey building and offers customers more spacious parking spots and a close vicinity to the covered walkway to the terminal. It is not possible to book this service through Parkhero.


If you are ready to make your parking reservation at Gatwick South Terminal, then enter your travel dates into the bar above, but if you are still undecided explore the links to the dedicated page for each parking service for further information or check out our blog pages via the links below.


Frequently Asked Questions – Parking at Gatwick South Terminal

How much is parking at Gatwick South Terminal?

The cost of parking at Gatwick South depends on how far in advance you make your booking. You can easily save up to 60% by pre-booking and find prices for as little as £3.99 a day with Cambridge Hotel parking to £23.37 a day with the official Premium Short Stay car park (prices based on bookings made 3 months in advance).


Where to park at Gatwick South for pick-up?

If you want convenience, then you should park in the Short Stay South car park which charges £4.00 for up to 30 mins and £8 for up to an hour. Otherwise, head to the Long Stay South car park where you can park for free for 2 hours and take the free shuttle bus to the terminal. Buses take around 10 minutes to reach the terminal and run regularly.


How to get from Gatwick South Terminal to the long stay car park?

The Long Stay car park runs a free shuttle service to and from the terminal. It runs every 10 minutes and takes around 10 minutes for the transfer. This is the cheapest and easiest way to the Long Stay car park. The bus stop is directly outside the arrivals area.


Is it possible to park at Gatwick South and fly from Gatwick North?

Yes, it is possible to park at either terminal and fly from the other. However, this will cost you time and a better option is to book parking with one of the many great value off-site services which operate at both terminals. You can see an overview of these services above.

Book your parking today with Parkhero

Whether you are looking to save money, time or a bit of both, Parkhero is here to help you find the best Gatwick Airport parking South Terminal available. With our simple to use comparison tool, you just need to choose your airport, enter your dates and indicate which terminal you want and in seconds a full list of available options will be returned. Ranked from the cheapest to the most expensive you can see in one glance which services offer the best value. If you want a different overview, you can also rank by distance to the airport or by customer rating and can also filter by parking type. Save time by booking directly from the results page or check out further information on the dedicated product page. You don’t need to make an account and we do not charge you a booking fee!

If you have any questions and need any help with finding airport parking Gatwick South, then be sure to contact our customer service team.


Want to know more?

Check out an overview of prices for parking at Gatwick, here.

Discover pick of the cheapest parking options at Gatwick with our Top 5 blog, here.

Or read more about Long Stay parking at Gatwick, here.

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