Gatwick Airport Guide

Welcome to the Gatwick Airport Guide – the definitive resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Gatwick Airport.

Gatwick Airport has 2 terminals, serving roughly 41 million passengers a year, transporting them to more than 200 worldwide destinations.

The airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. There are plenty of coaches, taxis and regular trains, including the Gatwick Express. Alternatively there are many airport parking companies and car hire providers nearby.

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Airport code: LGW

+44 (0)844 892 0322

45 km from London

North Terminal Postcode: RH6 0PJ

South Terminal Postcode: RH6 0NP

Gatwick Airport Taxis

Getting a taxi is a really convenient way to get to or from the airport, saving time on your journey. Check out our taxi page to find out more about local companies offering airport transfers – if you book in advance you can usually save money on the fare!

Staying at Gatwick Airport? Book a hotel!

Whether you have an early flight or have to stay at the airport during the night, airport hotels are always the best option. Find hotel deals at Gatwick Airport on our hotels page, and start your holiday now!

Travel Extras

Book Your Transport Book online with National Express coaches to and from Gatwick Airport and travel across all the UK! Book your Airport Parking Save up to 60% off the drive-up price by comparing all airport parking providers and booking online!
Terminal Information Find out what shops, restaurants, bars and facilities that the terminal at Gatwick Airport has to offer. Book Car Hire! Don’t get stranded! Book your car hire in advance to save money and ensure a smooth journey from the airport.

Gatwick Airport News

    Gatwick is the first UK airport to open sensory room for passengers

    Gatwick Airport has recently opened a sensory room in an attempt to help calm passengers who feel overwhelmed in busy and unfamiliar airport surroundings.

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    Sir Richard Branson Marshalls a special Virgin Atlantic flight into Gatwick Airport

    Virgin Atlantic lands it’s very first commercial flight with their new, greener fuel.

    Accompanied by Sir Richard Branson, the airline says it’s “proud” to be flying into Gatwick Airport on the new sustainable jet fuel from LanzaTech.

    https://twitter.com/VirginAtlantic/status/1047415162838372353

    It's a massive leap forward for UK aviation and the use of green fuels as it can save airlines millions of pounds in the long term. No wonder Virgin are excited!

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    Gatwick Airport opens new special assistance lounge

    Gatwick Airport has announced the opening of its new £2 million airport lounge with a difference. Situated in the North Terminal, the newest addition is designed for passengers with special assistance needs and also happens to be one of the biggest of its kind within Europe, with seating for up to 90 people.

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    Heartwarming marriage proposal at Gatwick Airport

    In a romantic set of events at Gatwick Airport, one lucky woman was surprised by her girlfriend with a marriage proposal in arrivals! Nicholle Warren, 25 years old, was travelling back from a 3 week trip from her native country of Australia, completely unaware that there were hundreds of strangers awaiting her arrival. Her partner, Bethanie Heard, (24) from Bedfordshire, was part of the crowd who greeted Nicholle at Gatwick and popped the all important question amongst family and friends.

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    New network coverage at Gatwick airport

    Gatwick Airport will now be offering Vodafone’s most reliable mobile network.

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