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This Purple Parking site, formally Airparks, has provided a popular parking choice at Gatwick Airport since 1978. Offering secure and affordable parking with terminal transfers around the clock, Purple Parking Gatwick has one of our highest levels of repeat custom.

Each year, their fifty-strong team of fully insured, professional drivers take pride in quickly and efficiently parking two million cars in their secure parking location.

Purple Parking Gatwick is easy to find, just follow our directions, use our map or put your postcode into our directions finder. Upon arrival, leave your car in one of the arrival bays, check in at reception and jump on one of the fast and frequent bus transfers to the airport.

While you're on your way to the airport one of Purple Parking's professional drivers will park your car in their secure parking location. Your car is insured all the while it is with them, and there are regular patrols around the car park 24 hours a day. Upon arrival back to Gatwick Airport, you will find your car ready and waiting in one of the departure bays as you step off the bus from the terminal.

If time is of the essence, you can make the most of Purple Parking's extra-special time saving services. A chauffeur can meet you at the airport terminal and drive your car to their secure parking location, leaving you free to head straight to check-in. While you're away you can choose to have your car valeted, inside and out, and upon your arrival they can meet you back at the terminal ready for you to drive away. You can add any of these options as you make your way through your booking.

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Overall rating: 88%by 15137 guests

Purple Parking is our most booked car park at Gatwick thanks to its affordable price, proximity to both terminals, and great security features that ensure your car is kept safe while you’re away.

Need to know:

Drive to Purple Parking – we’ll give you directions in your confirmation email.

When you arrive, park in one of the arrivals bays, take note of the number and check your car in at reception - you will need to hand over your car keys and have a copy of your booking confirmation handy.

You'll be given a ticket, which you’ll need to show the bus driver. It will also have instructions on the back for when you return.

Hop on the car park’s shuttle bus to the airport. It takes 10 minutes to reach the North and South terminals and buses run every 20 minutes.

Accessibility:

The car park has accessible shuttle buses and parking bays. If you need to park in one of these bays make sure you let reception know so they can ensure your car is returned there when you get back.

Facilities:

The reception area has disabled toilets, standard ones and baby changing facilities.

Security:

The car park is secured by:

  • Perimeter fencing
  • Floodlighting
  • Regular staff patrols
  • CCTV

The small print:

At their discretion the car park will give you up until midnight on the date you have booked to collect your car. If you go into the next day you will be charged £10 per day.

The car park has a height restriction of 2.1m and cannot accept minibuses, mobile homes, lorries, caravans, high-sided vehicles or trailers.

We recommend that you leave 45 minutes to drop your car and keys off and get the shuttle to the airport.

Getting to and from Gatwick airport

Arriving at the car park:

Park in one of the arrivals bays, take note of the number and head to reception to check in. Present a copy of your booking confirmation and drop your keys in the red box.

You'll be given a ticket, which you need to show to the bus driver. It will also have instructions on the back for when you return.

Hop on the car park’s shuttle bus to the airport. It takes 10 minutes to reach the North and South terminals and buses run every 20 minutes.

Returning to the car park:

When you return catch the bus from where it dropped you off. Your car will be waiting in one of the collection bays, so all you need to do is pick up your keys from reception and make your way home.

Gatwick Purple Parking Address

Charlwood Road,
Lowfield Heath,
Crawley
RH11 0QB

Longitude -0.21105
Latitude    51.14295

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