Airport Parking at Gatwick Airport

There are a number of parking options available if you drive to Gatwick Airport. Choose from the options below to find the cheapest parking for you.

Short Stay Parking

Short Stay Parking is recommended for stays up to five hours and is available from both the North and South Terminals. There is also an additional car park in the central terminal area, car park 1a. Prices are as follows for regular and premium short stay parking:

First 30 minutes £3.80 / £4.90
30 minutes – 1 hour £7.50 / £9.70
1 – 2 hours £12.00 / £14.00
2 – 3 hours £14.00 / £18.00
3 – 4 hours £18.00 / £23.00
4 – 5 hours £21.00 / £28.00
5 – 6 hours £24.00 / £33.00
6 – 12 hours £38.00 / £48.00
12 – 24 hours £45.00 / £55.00
Additional 24hrs thereafter £45.00 / £55.00

What is Short Stay Premium Parking?

Premium Parking means you get automatic access to the dedicated security queue before departures, reducing your waiting time!
The bays are marked within the Short Stay car park, and the price difference between the two options are detailed in the chart to the right.

Picking up and Dropping off

When picking up passengers you need to park in one of the available car parks and there are two options for you; either opt for free parking in the Long stay car park and use the direct bus service to the terminal or park up in one of the short stay car parks where prices start at £3.80 for 30 minutes. This includes the Express Pick Up bays located on Level 0 of Car Park 3 at South Terminal and onLevel 1 of Car Park 6 at North Terminal.

When dropping off passengers, you can use one of the designated areas outside the terminal:

North Terminal: On the lower level forecourt inbetween the multi-storey and Sofitel Hotel.
South Terminal: Also found on the lower level forecourt.

Compare Gatwick Long Stay Parking

Long Stay car parks are a great way to leave your car at or near the airport securely, safely and cheaply. To get the best deals you should book in advance. Compare more than 40 car park prices for airport parking at both the Gatwick North Terminal and South Terminal.

Gatwick Valet Parking

For extra convenience Meet and Greet Valet parking is a great idea.

With valet parking, a chauffeur meets you at a pre-arranged time at your departure terminal and parks the car for you in a secure compound. When you return, your car will be dropped back to you.

Prices will vary depending on how far in advance you book and per Terminal, but for example, a week in Valet parking can cost as little as £70!

As with all parking options, it’s best to book using online comparison services to get the best deal. Compare Gatwick Airport parking prices at over 40 Gatwick car parks.

Motorcycle Parking at Gatwick

Motorcycle parking facilities are available in all of the short stay car parks. At the time of this update, Motorbike parking is free in both all short stay car parks. For more details see the UK Airport Motorcycle Parking guide.