Hurrah! You must be jetting off on holiday soon! Good times are ahead and you've come to the right place to check all Gatwick departures, live and in the future.
Take a look at the list below for live status updates of all flights departing from Gatwick Airport today, enter your flight number, and/or the dates you need into the fields, or use the helpful filter and we'll return all the departure information you need including: the status of your flight, your terminal, a map showing where the flight is on its path, the current weather and forecast at your destination and all manner of other things.
Gatwick Departures - live
Whether you are searching a flight for an upcoming holiday, or checking the flight status for friends or family that are due to depart or arrive at Gatwick, our live Gatwick departures list will provide you with all the information you need.
Using the filters above our Gatwick departures timetable will help you find your flight from the hundreds of daily Gatwick departures. Live and future dates can be displayed by simply selecting your details in one or more of the drop down boxes.
Gatwick Departures - which terminal?
Need more information on your Gatwick departure and which terminal you are flying from? Look no further. Use our helpful filter to select the departing flight you need and find which terminal your flight is due to fly from.
With hundreds of Gatwick departures each and every day, we appreciate how vital is it to get your airport arrangements right. And knowing which terminal you're flying from is pretty vital.
Whether it's to allow you to plan your holiday properly by arranging your Gatwick airport parking, or booking an airport hotel, or whether it is live flight status information you're after, knowing which terminal at Gatwick you require will alleviate any unwanted pre-holiday stress.
Terminal travel information:
The terminals at Gatwick are North and South. There is a fully-automated monorail connecting the two terminals. It runs every 5-7 minutes and only takes 2-3 minutes to transport you between the North and South terminal. The service is a fast and convenient way to travel between the two, especially if you have arrived at the airport unsure of your Gatwick departure and which terminal you need.
The transport links from each terminal to surrounding areas are frequent. The Gatwick Express runs every 15 minutes and can get you to Victoria in Central London in just 30 minutes. There are non-stop services to London Bridge and other London stations as well as rail links to destinations all around the UK. There are also frequent coach services connecting the Gatwick terminals to over 400 UK destinations.
Depending on your Gatwick departure, which terminal you are flying from and the services you require, you can plan your holiday to avoid any hiccups at the airport. Our live Gatwick departures list tells you not only which terminal you need but also specific flight details, information about the airline you are using, recommended places to visit at your destination and even details about the aircraft you will be seated on.
Gatwick Departures - easyJet
Being one of Europes most successful airlines, its no surprise easyJet have so many daily Gatwick departures. EasyJet is Gatwicks largest provider, flying a whopping 37% of the total number of passengers out of Gatwick.
With so many Gatwick departures, easyJet have a very busy schedule, carrying passengers to a vast amount of destinations. Thats where we come in...to help you, the passenger, ensure your trip is well-planned and hassle-free.
Use our filter to select easyJet as your airline, or type your flight number and/or date, and your scheduled flight will show in the list. From here you will find all the information needed for your easyJet flight.
EasyJet departures from Gatwick are from both terminals, so it is important to be sure you know whether you are heading to the North or South.
EasyJet operate an online check-in procedure, you can do this from 30 days in advance, up to 2 hours before your flight. By doing this and printing your boarding pass online, you can save time spent on the pre-security procedures.
The bag drop zones for all easyJet domestic flights and all flight numbers beginning with an 8 are located in zones G and H.
The distance to the gates used at the North terminal is between a 5 and 15 minute walk.
Boarding at the North terminal will be via an airbridge to the aircraft or by coaching to the aircraft on a remote stand.
The bag drop zones for all flight numbers beginning with a 5 are located in zone C.
The distance to the gates used at the South terminal is between a 5 and 15 minute walk.
South terminal boarding will be via an airbridge or by steps or a combination of both.
Gatwick Departures - Virgin
Jetting off to faraway places, Virgin Atlantic are a major long-haul provider at Gatwick airport. One of 45 airlines that make up the long list of Gatwick departures, Virgin are renowned for their relaxed and friendly culture. They go above and beyond to make your experience the best it can be.
Virgin are the only airline to offer an extremely convenient Twilight Check-In service, allowing passengers who are staying near by, often in an airport hotel, to check in the night before their flight. The following morning passengers are then free to head straight to security, saving them time and cutting down queues at check-in.
This is a great example of how Virgin strive to find innovative ideas that can further improve their already successful airline.
The majority of Virgin Atlantic departures from Gatwick are from the South terminal. However it is always worth checking just to be sure. Using the filter above, select the date of your Gatwick departure and Virgin Atlantic as your airline and your flight will show in our list, providing you with all the information you require.
Gatwick Departures - British Airways
Proudly displaying the flag, British Airways are the largest UK airline in terms of fleet, international flights and destinations, and come in at a close second, behind easyJet, with the number of passengers they carry. Being such an iconic brand, and with so many Gatwick departures, British Airways aim to please.
Its no surprise that with over 500 daily flight departures, Gatwick can get pretty busy at times. Therefore, finding procedures that can help BA cut down queues and make the airport experience as enjoyable and stress-free as possible is a continual process.
A major contribution to these procedures saw the arrival of the self-check-in kiosks. British Airways were proud to be the first airline to install the self check-in kiosks at the North Terminal of Gatwick Airport in October 2011.
All British Airways flights depart from Gatwicks North terminal. The self-service check-in desks, bag drop and a dedicated Premium check-in are all located in Zone A.
The search facility above will help locate your Gatwick departure with British Airways and provide you with a wide variety of information on your flight and destination.
Gatwick Departures - Monarch
With around 20 daily Gatwick departures, Monarch Airlines operate scheduled flights to destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece and Turkey, with additional charter services to Europe, the United States, the Caribbean, India and Africa.
Monarch departures at Gatwick are from the South terminal. The departures list above will supply you with helpful information about your airline and also your destination.
The booking process with Monarch is made easier with the ability to pay via PayPal and a package called Airpacks which includes your allocated seat and your luggage, so there are no hidden extras as you proceed with your booking.
Gatwick Departures - Flybe
British, low-cost airline Flybe is Europes largest regional airline. Contributing to the vast number of Gatwick departures, Flybe carry 7 million passengers a year to over 180 European destinations.
The airline operate out of Gatwicks South terminal only. However it is always worth checking our Gatwick live departures list just in case this should ever change.
Flybe have made check-in even easier for their passengers. They were the first airline to offer passengers an automatic check-in service at the point of booking. When a customer opts to register for automatic check-in, they will receive their boarding pass between 36 and 15 hours before they fly, ready for them to print. Completely cutting out a step passengers would ordinarily have to log-on to do.
Gatwick Departures - Thomson Fly
Looking forward to your Gatwick departure with Thomson Fly? Were not surprised, with the extensive list of destinations Thomson fly to its bound to be somewhere exciting.
Gatwick airport is Thomson Airways biggest hub, operating both long and short-haul flights.
Thomson flights depart from the North terminal, this however could always be subject to change, so it's always a good idea to check using our Gatwick flight departures list above.
Whatever time of day your flight from Gatwick departs, it is recommended you arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to your departure time. This is to allow time to check-in and pass through security which can sometimes be a lengthy process depending on the popularity of flights departing at that time of day. Even if you are flying out at a bleary-eyed hour in the morning, it is still recommended you allow this length of time to be safe.
Online check-in - Many airlines allow you to check-in online from 30 days up to 48 hours before your departure time. You will need to visit your airline website and log in with your booking details to confirm.
There are strict regulations about the size of hand luggage permitted and the items you can take through security at Gatwick. Take a look at these airport restrictions here.
For details about the hold baggage allowance, you will need to check with your airline about your booking. If you have a booking confirmation, this should contain the luggage allowance applicable to your reservation as well as contact details on how to change this if needed.
Book Gatwick parking and hotels
We recommend having a browse through our deals on Gatwick hotels with parking included, especially if your flight takes off early or touches down late. A room at Gatwick can make a huge difference to your overall trip and it often works out much cheaper than a lot of people expect.
Drop off details
You are able to drop off passengers at Gatwick terminal forecourts but, for security reasons, you are not permitted to park and wait here if you are picking people up. In this case, you should use the Short Stay car parks which are well sign-posted on your approach to the airport. You can park and walk to arrivals and pay at the machines before you exit. Prices for Short Stay parking are as follows*:
- Up to 15 minutes: £2.00
- 15 - 30 minutes: £3.80
- 30 minutes - 1 hour: £7.50
- 1 - 2 hours: £12.20
- 2 - 3 hours: £15.60
*Prices shown were correct as of 16th May, 2013.