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

    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.

    Bethanie’s sister managed to capture the events, which depicts total strangers cheering and celebrating the event as Bethanie went down to one knee.

    Charlotte said: 'It was so beautiful to watch and take part in, we were holding the signs up for 20 minutes and all you could see is people walking out and going all soppy and saying how lovely that was.
    'Hundreds of members of the public were recording, taking photos, asking us questions, cheering for 'Nicholle to hurry up'. There was one big group that asked how long would it be because there taxi was waiting but they wanted to stay.
    'I love how society has finally accepted that love is love, there wasn’t one bad look or comment which I was amazed about.
    ' All the public were amazing and when she finally came out the doors and then said yes everyone around us was clapping, crying, cheering!'

    This isn't the first time Gatwick Airport has been positively involved with the LGBT community in recent times. Towards the end of 2017 Gatwick Airport, the UK’s second largest Airport, partnered with Brighton Pride Festival 2017 to be the first ever sponsor of the event’s biggest attraction, the Brighton Pride Community Parade.

    A spokesperson for Gatwick Airport said: “As a partner of Brighton Pride, Gatwick is proud to be leading this year’s parade with our branded bus, as the first ever Community Parade Sponsor.”

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    New network coverage at Gatwick airport

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    Here are our top 15 posts on Instagram in or around Gatwick Airport... there was loads to choose from but we hope you agree with our choices.

    From celeb-spotting to cheeky kids, we've got it all!

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    2017 Terminal Changes at Gatwick

    Emirate plane flying nearby to Gatwick Airport

    British Airways, Virgin and easyJet are switching up their operating terminals from January 24th 2017, so make sure you're not caught out!

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