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Gatwick Parking

Gatwick parking deals from only £3.87 per day or £30.95 per week.

Save up to 56% off your Gatwick Airport parking. Choose from money-saving offers on official Gatwick parking, on-site at the terminals, the nearest and best Park and Ride services and tried-and-tested Meet and Greet Gatwick.

Gatwick parking customers' rating: 90% ( 115,060 reviews). Read more Gatwick parking reviews.

Car Park Distance Rating Price
Purple Parking - Flexible Lowfield Heath Road,Crawley, West Sussex RH11 0QB Map & Directions Photos Video 2.4 miles 86% Reviews £3.87 per day
TOTAL: £30.95 Search
APH - Special Offer Snowhill, Copthorne RH10 3EQ Map & Directions Video 3.8 miles 90% £4.15 per day
TOTAL: £33.23 Search
Long Stay South Ring Road South,Gatwick,West SussexRH6 0LL Map & Directions Photos Video On-Airport 90% Reviews £4.63 per day
TOTAL: £37.00 Search
Long Stay North Perimeter Road North,Gatwick,West SussexRH6 0RN Video 1.8 miles 90% £4.88 per day
TOTAL: £39.00 Search
ACE Meet And Greet Gatwick airport,West SussexRH6 0NP Video On-Airport 86% £6.25 per day
TOTAL: £50.00 Search
Just Valet Meet And Greet Broadbridge Lane, Burstow, Surrey RH6 9RF Map & Directions Video On-Airport 90% £6.38 per day
TOTAL: £51.00 Search
Maple Manor Meet And Greet South If using a Sat Nav please use this postcode: RH6 0NP Map & Directions Photos Video On-Airport 88% Reviews £6.62 per day
TOTAL: £52.99 Search
Maple Manor Meet And Greet North If using a Sat Nav please use these postcodes: RH6 0PJ Video On-Airport 86% £6.62 per day
TOTAL: £52.99 Search
Help Me Park Meet And Greet Broadbridge Lane, Burstow, Surrey RH6 9RF Map & Directions Video On-Airport 88% £6.88 per day
TOTAL: £55.00 Search
ABC Meet And Greet Broadbridge Lane, Burstow, Surrey RH6 9RF Map & Directions Video On-Airport 90% £7.50 per day
TOTAL: £60.00 Search
Airparks Meet And Greet Your car will be stored at: Airparks Gatwick, Lowfield Heath Road,Crawley RH11 0QB Map & Directions Photos Video On-Airport 88% Reviews £7.94 per day
TOTAL: £63.49 Search
Meteor Meet And Greet Meteor House, Rutherford Way, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9PF Map & Directions On-Airport 90% Reviews £8.74 per day
TOTAL: £69.95 Search
I Love Meet And Greet Map & Directions Video On-Airport 90% £8.75 per day
TOTAL: £70.00 Search
Maple Manor Premium South If using a Sat Nav please use this postcode: RH6 0NP Video On-Airport 88% £15.06 per day
TOTAL: £120.49 Search
Maple Manor Premium North If using a Sat Nav please use these postcodes: RH6 0PJ Video On-Airport 96% £15.06 per day
TOTAL: £120.49 Search
Summer Special Larkins Road,Gatwick,West Sussex,RH6 0RN Map & Directions Photos Video On-Airport 88% Reviews Search

Customer Reviews

parking at gatwick long stay is so easy. Wouldn't dream of parking anywhere else for this airport

Mrs Sutton, 17 Nov, 2015 (5 out of 5)

I was missold gatwick parking which in fact was 20 mins away or so and that being without traffic!!!

Mrs Chhokar, 03 Nov, 2015 (1 out of 5)

Upon arrival at airport we spent 20 minutes along with many other guests driving around a totally full section. Then a man in gatwick parking van told us to use section T and go to that bus stop. after 20 minutes of waiting no buses came to this section. other guests called and told us we should not be there. so we all went to stop 5 near wx sections. there we watched the bus counter time tick down twice before a bus came! Horendous start to holiday. thankfully the return journey was quick, efficient and without a problem.

Mr Page, 03 Oct, 2015 (3 out of 5)

Excellently priced gatwick parking. Efficient service at arrival and departure, with no waiting around for a bus. Would definitely use again.

Mrs Cheyney, 02 Oct, 2015 (5 out of 5)

Best price for gatwick parking

Mr Petersen, 15 Sep, 2015 (5 out of 5)

Our Gatwick airport parking is rated 90% by 115060 guests

Terminal parking at Gatwick

If parking within the airport grounds is an idea that appeals to you, you'll be pleased to know there are a number of options available. Whether it's just for a few hours whilst you drop off or pick up or a longer period, the car parks at Gatwick terminals are geared up to cover your needs.

FREE Gatwick monorail between terminals

Getting between terminals at Gatwick is very easy. A FREE monorail runs between terminals every 3-4 minutes and takes only 2 minutes. So, don't panic if you've booked parking at the wrong terminal - afford yourself a few extras minutes and it won't matter.

If you have booked with Holiday Extras, you can choose to change your booking - Manage my booking.

Gatwick Short Stay

There is a Short Stay car park located at both the North and South terminals at Gatwick. Both are located close to the terminal buildings, once parked, you can walk from your car to arrivals or departures. For prices, please see our Short Stay information.

If you are parking for over 4 hours, instead of using the Short Stay car park which tends to be expensive, you can save money by booking a car park in advance with Holiday Extras. Take a look at the options below or see what our experts have to say.

Gatwick Summer Special Parking Logo

Bus frequency:
3-4 mins

Bus journey:
5 mins

North terminal

Gatwick North Terminal parking

The only option if you wish to walk to the terminal is the Short Stay car park but this will cost a premium, especially if parking for more than a day. Otherwise, if you're looking for Gatwick North Terminal parking, the following park and ride options are also located on-site at the airport:

Gatwick Long Stay North: This car park is run by the airport and is very easy to find as you approach Gatwick. You can park your own car, keep your keys and catch a transfer bus from the numerous bus stops. They pass every 10 minutes and will drop you at the terminal within just 5 minutes.

Gatwick Summer Special Parking: Transfer times are comparative to Gatwick Long Stay but you can pull up at reception upon entering the car park, show your booking confirmation to staff and hop immediately onto the bus. You will need to leave your car keys at reception so they can park your car for you and return it to reception when you arrive back after your trip.

Gatwick Long Stay South Parking Logo

Bus frequency:
3-4 mins

Bus journey:
5 mins

1 car park at each terminal

Gatwick South Terminal parking

Besides the Short Stay car park, there are 2 Gatwick South Terminal parking services located inside the airport grounds. The following options are available:

Gatwick Long Stay South: Follow road signs towards the South terminal and you can't miss the Long Stay South car park. You can keep hold of your keys, transfer buses are regular and only take 5 minutes.

Gatwick Summer Special Parking: Although located at the North terminal, The Gatwick Summer Special also runs transfers to the South terminal. Transfers take approximately 10 minutes and run every 15-20 minutes. The staff at Summer Special car park will park your car for you and upon your return it will be ready and waiting at reception.

Although it is located outside the airport perimeter, Gatwick Purple Parking is close enough that it offers transfers to both terminals, which take around the same length of time as the onsite car parks, so it's a fantastic deal. The buses run to the South terminal first, in about 5 minutes and then on to the North terminal.

Meet and Greet for both terminals

We've chosen the best, secured and most reliable Meet and Greet operators which start from as little as £6.25 per day.

Gatwick Maple Manor parking, Gatwick Official Valet parking and Gatwick Airparks all offer a Gatwick airport Meet and Greet parking service.

Meet and Greet or Valet parking at Gatwick, as it is also known, is the ultimate in convenience: all you need to do is meet the driver at the Gatwick airport terminal you are flying from. Your car is then driven to a secured Gatwick airport car park for the duration of your holiday. When you arrive back at the airport, after your holiday, a driver will meet you at a pre-arranged location to return your car, making this the most convenient option of all. Enter your parking dates at the top of this page to compare prices and details and book today.

Short Stay parking at Gatwick

You are no longer permitted to pick-up passengers outside of the North or South terminal doors.

Picking-up at Gatwick: When you want to pick somebody up from the airport you will need to use the Short Stay North or Short Stay South car parks, which charge for up to half an hour and then by the hour.

You can park for free in the Long Stay car park for up to 2 hours, however you will need to board a transfer bus to get to the terminal.

Dropping-off at Gatwick: There are designated drop off zones at both terminals. The North Terminal drop-off is located on the lower level forecourt between the Sofitel Hotel and the multi-storey car park. The South Terminal drop-off is also on the lower level. Both are well signposted as you approach Gatwick.

It can get very busy, so if you'd prefer a longer farewell you are advised to use the Short Stay car park.

If you need to park for any period over 4 hours, our Long Stay car park prices start as low as £8.13 per day.

Gatwick Airport Short Stay parking charges
Up to 30 minutes £3.00 30 minutes - 1 hour £6.00
1 - 2 hours £10.00 2 - 3 hours £12.00
3 - 4 hours £15.00 4 - 5 hours £18.00
5 - 6 hours £21.00 6 - 12 hours £30.00
12 - 24 hours £35.00 2 days £55.00
3 days £75.00 4 days £95.00

Please note: These prices are correct at the time of writing. You cannot book these car parks in advance with Holiday Extras at the moment; instead, you will need to use the pay machine onsite to validate your ticket before you exit the car park.

You can save money by booking one of the car parks we have on offer in advance. Take a look at the Long Stay North or Long Stay South car parks or our extensive Gatwick airport Park and Ride options, even if you are looking to park for just 1 day.

Sean Hagger - Commercial Director

"Due to the nature of my job, I have to travel a lot and often have tight timescales. The best car park for me is the Short Stay because it's located so close to the terminals. I use the Premium Parking option which means I park on the same level as Departures, just a short walk straight into the terminal."

"It's undoubtedly a convenient way to park, however, there are pitfalls."

"It's an expensive way to park and can get very busy, you might not find a space depending on the time you arrive. The spaces in the older multi-storeys are a very tight squeeze so getting your luggage out can be challenging."

Sean - Commercial Director

Gatwick parking - recommended by those in the know

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It's important to book your airport parking with a company you trust. Having made over 4 million bookings last year, a number that is constantly rising, we feel confident in saying we are Gatwick parking experts. Our exclusive deals are the result of 30 years spent developing relationships with only the best car parks at Gatwick. The arrangements we have enable us to offer a whole host of market-beating deals, as well as the reassurance that we are providing products from services we trust.

Gatwick Airport parking options

Being the UK's second busiest airport, the parking services at Gatwick are accommodating and varied. We are sure that our parking portfolio covers every type of our customers circumstances.

No matter whether it's price, distance or convenience that tops your priority list, our expert advice will help you find the ideal parking service.

Park and Ride

Park and Ride at Gatwick has long been a customer favourite, notably for the cheap prices and efficient services.

Prices start from as little as £3.87 per day.

Although most Park and Ride services are Off-airport Gatwick car parks, they are all located near to the airport, they often serve both North and South terminals and have speedy transfer times of approximately 10 minutes.

We provide a number of companies that we recommend to our customers. APH Park and Ride and Purple Parking top the list for both price and simple, efficient procedures. Both services have arrival bays where you simply pull up, unload and hand your keys to the friendly staff who will park for you. Transfers from both services take just 10 minutes to the terminals at Gatwick.

Madeleine Duggan - Production Coordinator

"I have a tendency to lose things, so Purple Parking - Park and Ride at Gatwick is definitely the way to go for me. Why? Because they keep my keys! And, they tell me where it's parked when I get back from holiday."

"I can jet off knowing my car is in the hands of some very friendly and professional people."

"All I need to do is remember to get to the car park about 30 minutes earlier so I can catch a transfer bus that - guess what - they've already organised for me. Simple!"

Madeleine - Production Coordinator

Top tip

We have a Gatwick parking FAQs page to answer more questions you might have about your booking or our products. You can also find a complete list of our information pages in our Gatwick parking sitemap.

Onsite Parking

If you're keen to park as close to the terminal as possible, our range of Gatwick on-airport car parks will be right up your street. Onsite parking services tend to be official Gatwick car parks so they are great at offering our customers a little more reassurance, knowing their car is kept within the perimeter of Gatwick.

Prices start from as little as £4.63 per day.

The Long Stay North and Long Stay South car parks can often cost a little more than those located off-site but they are easy to find and only a 5 or 10 minute transfer from the terminal doors.

If your car is a valued member of the family, give it a warm and dry place to stay while you're off on your holiday and book some Gatwick Undercover Parking.

Ryan Charlwood - Commercial Product Manager

"My car park of choice is the official Long Stay. There's a car park for both terminals so although there is a transfer bus to board, it only ever takes 5 or 10 minutes to get to check-in."

"Long Stay is often only a couple of pounds more expensive than parking off-site."

"The car parks suit my travel arrangements whether it's for business or leisure because the procedures are so easy; park up, keep your keys and walk to the nearest bus stop."

Ryan - Commercial Product Manager

Top tip

Take a look at where our car parks are located on our Gatwick parking map and directions page. The distance from the airport and transfer times might influence your decision.

Meet and Greet

If you are after the ultimate in convenience, look no further than Meet and Greet at Gatwick. They may cost a little more than other services but the hassle-free procedures mean our customers come back time and time again. Pull up at the terminal and stroll to check-in whilst your car is parked for you - it's the perfect way to arrive in style and leaves you with more time to relax at the airport.

Prices start from only £6.25 per day.

We have approved Meet and Greet services available for both terminals with a number of different companies. Gatwick Maple Manor Meet and Greet is often the cheapest and you're guaranteed to be greeted with a smile.

Jo Denby - Online Advertising Executive

"I regularly use a Meet & Greet service when I am travelling from Gatwick because of the simple service. I have been known to travel with a lot of luggage, so a Meet & Greet service is perfect because it allows me to pull up close to the terminal, where I am met by a chauffeur."

"Using a Meet and Greet always makes me feel like a VIP!"

"I know my car will be taken to a secure car park and looked after by the team. On return, the chauffeur is always punctual and reliable - the main reason why I keep going back!"

Jo - Online Advertising Executive

Top tip

Take a look at our Gatwick airport information to find out what amenities there are at the North and South terminals.

Driving down the cost

Price can often be the deciding factor when choosing your airport parking. We are proud of the cheap Gatwick airport parking we have on offer, so much so that you can take comfort in our Free If policy, which promises you won't find a better price for the same product. Whilst we know we offer the best prices on the market, we are also confident in guaranteeing that the level of service isn't sacrificed. Take a look at our money saving advice to learn the tricks of the trade.

Keep an eye out for our special offers. They are non-amendable and non-refundable but an excellent way of saving even more money. The earlier you book, the more chances you have of taking advantage of one of the reduced prices. A special offer that, despite the name, is available year round is our Gatwick Summer Special. One of our cheapest car parks, it offers an excellent on-site car park for impressively low prices.

Hayley Ballard - Travel Consultant

"Working as a travel consultant I get to talk to a lot of our customers. One product that is spoken highly of, time and time again, is the Gatwick Summer Special. Having used this car park myself I can support our customers satisfaction. It's located on-site at Gatwick and is suitable for both North and South terminals."

"Customers are always impressed with the Summer Special considering the price they have paid."

"Don't forget, this Summer Special is not just for summer. The result of the great service sees customers repeat booking, all year round."

Hayley - Travel Consultant

Top tip

If you're after parking for a relatively short period, don't dismiss any car parks based on their name because even our Long Stay service still takes bookings for only 3 days parking. Punch the times you need into our search fields and see what services are quoted in return.

Upgrades to supplement your Gatwick parking

Gatwick Best Skylane Hotel With Parking

Based on the airport parking products we have on offer you might find it hard to believe that it's possible to improve further on your pre-holiday experience. Our selection of Gatwick parking upgrades certainly do the job. You will find these presented to you once you have selected your car park at Gatwick from our list of quotes.

Our optional upgrades can be tagged onto your booking very easily by clicking on the tick box. They include Gatwick Valet parking, travel insurance, Fair FX cards and Gatwick airport lounges.

Park and stay at Gatwick: If you have an awkward flight time that might involve hitting some rush hour traffic, we strongly recommend you take a look at some of our Gatwick airport parking and hotel deals. We think you'll be pleasantly surprised at how much of a difference Gatwick parking and a hotel can make to the days before and/or after your holiday.

Top tip

If you'd prefer something a little more visual, take a look at our Gatwick airport parking photos and videos to help you decide on a product to suit you.

Gatwick hotels with parking

Gatwick Sofitel Lobby

The Gatwick Sofitel

Parking choices:
Secure Parking at the hotel or Maple Manor M&G

Located at the North Terminal

If you have an early flight time or are due to land back late on your return, take a look at our Gatwick airport parking and hotel deals.

Booking an overnight stay at Gatwick doesn't have to be expensive, in fact, quite the opposite. When you compare the price of a weeks parking with our hotel and parking offers, you'll see that the price difference is minimal. When you wake up only 5 minutes from the airport and can swap the time you would have spent on a busy motorway for a full-english breakfast, you will soon realise that the extra was worth every penny.

As an example: a week in the Gatwick Long Stay car park will cost around £56 but we have a choice of 10 Gatwick hotels with parking all under £70, parking included!

One of the best deals we have at the moment is for the Ibis hotel with parking just 5 minutes away at Purple Parking. They have an excellent bus schedule and transfers are included in the price. This package is just £65, so for only £9 more, you can choose the time you drive to the airport, sink into holiday mode a day early and wake up at Gatwick with a spring in your step.

Gatwick Ibis with Purple Parking

* Prices quoted here are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change. Please search for availability and prices for the dates you require.

Top tip

Check if transfer fees apply: When we combine a hotel with an independent parking provider, the transfers to and from the airport are always included in our price, but the packages with parking at the hotel sometimes require an additional payment for a transfer bus or taxi. We detail this under each hotel information section (having searched for your dates) so it is worth checking this when comparing prices and hotels.

Gatwick parking deals, special offers and money-saving tips

It's fair to say everybody wants to bag a bargain. However, it's one thing finding cheap parking at Gatwick but it's quite another finding cheap airport parking with a car park you can trust.

Holiday Extras make it easy to book cheap, yet reliable parking at Gatwick. We have over 30 years experience so we can assure you that not only are our prices the best on the market, but we also promise that our car parks are trustworthy, safe and secure.

Our money-saving offers are available throughout year, even during peak-seasons so take a quick look at our basic steps below to see how easy it is to book one of our cheap parking rates. We also have a dedicated cheap Gatwick Airport parking page that will help, should you need further advice.

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We've put the money where our mouth is with our 'Free If' policy

We have scaled the market and to prove the confidence we have in our prices, if you can find the same parking product cheaper elsewhere, we'll pick up the bill for you so you won't pay a single penny. Our Free If policy guarantees you are getting the best price on the market, if not - it's yours for free.

The earlier you book, the bigger the savings

It's no secret that turning up at a Gatwick car park without prior booking is a costly affair. Undoubtedly the best way to find cheap parking at Gatwick is to book early. Booking early not only ensures the availability will be better but it is also rewarded with extra savings. The earlier you book, the more money you are likely to save. We even made a graph to prove it!

Gatwick Parking Price Per Night Graph

Booking in advance gives you the chance of grabbing one of our special offer prices. These deals are non-amendable and non-refundable but if you're sure your travel arrangements won't change, they are a great way of saving you even more money.

Is cheap best?

The security of our customers cars is the no.1 priority for Holiday Extras. There is no point in offering cheap prices if we aren't 100% sure we are providing high-quality and trustworthy services. That's why we make sure the car parks we provide not only deliver the best customer service but also the highest levels of security.

We don't doubt that you will find dozens of companies across the Internet offering cheap prices for Gatwick parking, all making promises of low rates and great services; unfortunately not all of them are legitimate. If you have any doubt that it isn't a reputable company, it isn't worth pursuing. The cheap prices do not extend to the repair of your car!

Booking with a company you trust is of utmost importance, you need to be sure you know you car is going to remain safe during your holiday.

Charlie Partnerships Development Manager

"It's becoming all too common for us to hear horror stories of cars that have been left at what is believed to be the safe hands of an airport car park, only to return and find all isn't quite what it seemed."

"Cheap is only beneficial when you know quality isn't compromised."

"When you book with us we guarantee you won't face that nightmare. All of our products are tried and tested to ensure we are 100% happy with the service they provide."

Charlie - Senior Partnership Development Manager

We're not saying all of the cheaper parking options you find are going to result in your car being parked on the side of a road or on somebody's driveway, what we are saying is that you're less likely to get the assurances you get when you book with Holiday Extras. Our years of experience have enabled us to build relationships with only the most trustworthy Gatwick parking providers; if we say your car will be parked in a secure car park you have our word that it will be. You may be able to save a fiver here and there on cheaper parking options but what you won't get are these quality assurances:

  • Free support on the phone, email or live chat
  • 150 experts on hand to take your call
  • Award winning call centre customer service
  • Only the highest quality car parks
  • Products that have been tried and tested
  • Cancellation Charge Waiver
  • No hidden transfer fees

Having 31 years experience puts us in good stead against our competitors. It shows our dedication of not only providing you with Gatwick parking but also exceeding your expectations with price and quality. Our customers come back time and time again to rebook their favourite parking spot, so why not check out our Gatwick customer reviews to hear it from the best critics around.