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Gatwick Airport Maps and Directions

How to get to Gatwick Airport by car including directions, maps and a route planner.

Gatwick by Car - Directions

London Gatwick is 28 miles (45km) south of London, directly linked to the M23 motorway at Junction 9 and to the A23 London- Brighton road. The M25 at Junction 7 is a 10 minute drive from Gatwick Airport, connecting it with the UK's extensive road and motorway network.

If you plan on driving to or from London Gatwick Airport, you can search the AA Route Planner for tailored directions.

Gatwick by Car - Maps

If you are travelling to Gatwick Airport by car, then you will need to follow a map for directions.

Our map will give you an overview of the surrounding area, also highlighting the most important approach roads:

Driving Information

Distances in miles when driving from:

Kingston Upon Thames27
Tunbridge Wells23

Find out how far you will have to travel to get to Gatwick Airport. Below are various locations in the South of England with the distances in miles from Gatwick Airport. Use these distances to estimate travel times to Gatwick Airport.

Drop off / Pick up
For security reasons, private cars may not stop on the terminal forecourt roads for any purpose other than to set down passengers. Waiting is not permitted on the terminal forecourt. Cars left unattended are liable to be towed away by the police and a retrieval charge levied. Please use one of the Short Stay car parks if you need to leave your car unattended while picking up/dropping off airline passengers.

Car Parking
Short and Long Term airport parking is available with regular shuttles running between the long term parking area and the terminals. It is advisable to book airport parking in advance.

Visit Airport Parking Shop to find the best prices when you need Gatwick Airport Parking. They offer the largest variety of airport parking options at over 300 car parks across 30 airports in the UK.

Prices from 8 UK's leading parking brokers are compared, and passengers could save you up to 60% on gate prices by booking in advance.

Motorcycles can be parked free of charge in the dedicated parking bays at both terminals.

Filling up near Gatwick

There is a range of 24 hour petrol stations available close to both the North and South Terminals. Check petrol prices on PetrolPrices.com before deciding where to fill up.

Petrol Stations near Gatwick Airport

Petrol StationAddressDistance from Airport
ShellBrighton Road, Horley RH6 7JU0.46 miles
TexacoBrighton Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 7ER0.57 miles
BPRing Road North, London Gatwick Airport, RH6 0NN1.1 miles
Esso Roundabout Service StationBrighton Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 7HH1.31 miles
Tesco Gatwick ExtraReigate Road, Hookwood, Horley, Surrey, RH6 0AT1.68 miles
Sainsburys HorleyBonehurst Road, Horley, Surrey, RH6 8PJ1.97 miles
Crawley AutopointWoodfield Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 8EP2.67 miles
Sainsburys West GreenCrawley Avenue, West Green, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 8NF3.17 miles